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Business leaders like the look of minister Shaw

Friday - Climate minister James Shaw appears to be convincing business he knows what he’s doing.


Friday - Spot NZUs opened at $20.90 bid and $20.94 offered this morning, after last fixing at $20.93.

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NUCLEAR FUSION: Don't hold your breath

Friday - One of the cliches of nuclear power research is that a commercial fusion reactor is only ever a few decades away – and always will be.

New York commits $1.4b to renewable energy work

Friday - New York has said it will spend $1.4 billion on 26 renewable projects, including 22 solar farms, three wind farms, and one hydroelectric project.

Nervous about nukes? Don't worry, just swallow this pill

Friday - Belgian pharmacies will provide radiation-busting iodine tablets free of charge to anyone as part of the country’s new nuclear strategy,

UN forest project doing more harm than good

Friday - The harm a UN forest project in Africa is doing to local people is greater than the good it is managing to achieve for them, researchers say.

Coffee cups and food packaging could face levy

Friday - Single-useplastic items such as disposable coffee cups, takeaway boxes and polystyrene packaging could be hit with charges in the UK akin to the 5p levy on plastic bags.

Seeding clouds is common ... but does it work?

Friday - Cloud seeding has been used to influence weather conditions in in more than 50 countries worldwide. But we still don’t know whether it works.

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OPINION: Climate change passion rides a bike

2 Mar 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Yesterday, a young woman told an audience that included two Cabinet ministers that she was suffering from depression because of climate change.

EDITORIAL: It's about more than politics

29 Sep 17 - The next three years are more than an electoral cycle; they make up the period that could determine – quite literally – what sort of world we live in. And that’s what should be on the minds of...

EDITORIAL: Honestly, it just doesn't make sense

25 Aug 17 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | A plan to lift the speed limit on some roads to 110 kilometres an hour is the latest example of New Zealand’s lack of joined-up thinking on climate change.

EDITORIAL: Media missing the message

Kennedy Graham

18 Aug 17 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | “Climate change is the biggest story on any editor’s news-list right now,” claims a story in the Spinoff this week.

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Mercury mission to convert hearts as well as minds

7 Mar 18 - Mercury has taken a step to inspire New Zealanders to embrace the future of...

Calix gets finance for carbon-captue project

1 Feb 18 - Australian technology company Calix says it has secured 3.4 million euros in...

Minesto eyes first ocean current electricity generation

24 Jan 18 - Swedish marine energy developer Minesto is intensifying activities in Taiwan to...

Mercury confirms Tesla battery for grid trial

23 Jan 18 - Tesla has been confirmed as the battery provider for Mercury’s scalable...

Auckland takes zero-waste world crown

6 Dec 17 - Auckland is one of 10 international cities honoured today at the C40 Cities...

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