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MARKET LATEST: NZUs $35.07

Today 8:00am - Spot NZUs opened at $35 bid and $35.25 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $35.07.
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Today 8:00am - Due to bereavement, Carbon News will be publishing only market updates for the next few days. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause readers, and thank you for the messages of sympathy over the loss of a highly valued colleague and loved husband and father.

National promises carbon credits from CCS

Monday - A National Government would amend the Emissions Trading Scheme to recognise carbon capture and storage, clearing the way for technology to generate tradable carbon credits.

TRIBUTE: Environmental journalist Sandy Macdonald

Monday - By ADELIA HALLETT | Today, Carbon News marks the passing of someone who has been at the heart of the publication since it started in 2008.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $35.05

Monday - Spot NZUs opened at $35 bid and $35.25 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $35.05.

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ScoMo refuses to commit to net-zero emissions by 2050

Monday - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declined to sign up to a net-zero target by 2050 because he is “more interested in the doing”.

EU under fire for including carbon sinks in climate goals

Monday - The European Commission is defending its plan to bring carbon removals from agriculture, land use and forestry into the EU’s updated climate target for 2030, saying this is in line with UNFCCC...

Union Square clock counts the time we're wasting

Monday - New York’s Union Square Metronome clock is being turned into a giant climate clock tracking the time left to transform the world’s economy and energy systems to avoid catastrophic levels of climate...

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Editorial comment

EDITORIAL: Nature, enter us...

25 Aug 20 - By ADELIA HALLETT | At last we’re waking up to the fact that nature is our best defence against climate change.

EDITORIAL: Into the red

15 Jun 20 - By ADELIA HALLETT | A rapid rise in the price of carbon could leave some of us facing winter without fresh tomatoes. But that’s as it should be.

EDITORIAL: All aboard!

14 May 20 - By ADELIA HALLETT | Whangarei Engineering Company – better known as Weco – was once the country’s biggest shipyard.

EDITORIAL: Loss of a leader

Jeanette Fitzsimons

6 Mar 20 - By ADELIA HALLETT | Jeanette Fitzsimons, the Green politician and activist who died last night, exemplified the environmentalists’ mantra of thinking globally and acting locally.

EDITORIAL: It's time to scare the horses

28 Jan 20 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | It’s 2020 – election year in New Zealand and the year global greenhouse gas emissions should peak if we’re to have a reasonable shot at keeping warming to 1.5deg.

EDITORIAL: Two to remember

13 Dec 19 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | This year will be remembered for two things – the passing of the zero-carbon act and the year in which our children got angry with us over climate change.

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