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Let's be clear - the future excludes fossil fuels

Today 5:00pm - Debate about the future of oil prospecting in New Zealand is ignoring one very important point - the world is facing an emissions crisis, and the future does not include fossil fuels.


Today 5:00pm - Spot NZUs opened at $20.50 bid and $21.10 offered this morning, after last fixing at $21.00.

E-waste 'miner' wins Government funding support

Today 5:00pm - An Auckland company looking to “mine” base and precious metals from electronic waste is being given a Government boost.

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New rules make investors report on e-risks

Today 5:00pm - The European Commission has released fresh proposals to ensure the financial sector contributes to combating climate change.

Exxon sets new targets to reduce gas emissions

Today 5:00pm - ExxonMobil, the world’s largest public oil producer, is planning to reduce its methane emissions by 15 per cent by 2020.

Electric vehicles seen driving crunch time for cobalt

Today 5:00pm - The increasing popularity of electric vehicles might create a crunch for supplies of cobalt in the early-to-mid 2020s, miners and analysts say.

Changing climate might be killing off bees

Today 5:00pm - Beekeepers in the US have reported an increase in honeybee deaths over the past year, possibly the result of erratic weather patterns brought on by a changing climate.

WEASEL WORRY: It's important to have the right winter clothes

Today 5:00pm - Finding oneself improperly dressed for the weather can have fatal consequences – just ask a white-coated weasel.

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One way or another, oil industry got the message

4 May 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Did the Government consult the oil industry before announcing there would be no new licences granted for oil and gas exploration?

One debate that's now over

27 Apr 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Debate about whether New Zealand can decarbonise without going bankrupt should now be over.

Ten years on, we're back where we began

19 Mar 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | When it comes to action on climate change, we’re pretty much back to where we were 10 years ago, when Carbon News started publishing.

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.

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...

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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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