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MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.55

Today 11:00am - Spot NZUs opened at $25.40 bid and $25.65 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.55.
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Taranaki eyes future in hydrogen economy

Today 11:00am - Taranaki is talking up the hydrogen economy to replace its petrochemical wealth.

Ten years ago ...

Today 11:00am - Ten years ago, the Washington Post was recommending New Zealand as a destination of choice for Americans fearing ecological disaster.

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Japanese investors back renewables

Today 11:00am - Major Japanese investors, including those most indebted to coal, are seeking to back large-scale renewables projects across Asia, marking a “monumental” shift that energy market analysts say is “the start of the end for thermal coal”.

New ultra-thin material seen as breakthrough

Today 11:00am - A new ultra-thin film that absorbs solar energy could revolutionise the harvesting of solar thermal energy.

We'll just make Manhattan bigger, says New York

Today 11:00am - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to protect Manhattan from climate change by expanding the island’s southern shore to keep rising seas at bay.

Energy and oil majors turn to rural Africa

Today 11:00am - Armed with solar panels, lanterns and mini-grids, European energy giants hope to capture the data of hundreds of millions of new, increasingly wealthy customers in rural Africa.

HOT CHOCOLATE: Cocoa is helping to slow climate change

Today 11:00am - If you like chocolate you’ll love this: the same tree that provides your indulgent treat is helping to slow climate change, thanks to cocoa fuel.

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EDITORIAL: We must 'believe' the facts

8 Mar 19 - New Zealand's mayors have been asked whether they believe humans are causing the climate to change.

EDITORIAL: New UN report drops a bomb

28 Nov 18 - A report out today saying that global emissions are rising again because of economic growth should be the bomb needed to blast us out of our self-congratulatory complacency.

At last, we're beginning to talk like grown-ups

12 Oct 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Depending on your viewpoint, the world moved closer to – or further away from – climate destruction this week.

MONDAY'S MESSAGE: Quite simply, it's up to us

3 Oct 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | One of the most important scientific papers ever produced will be released on Monday, and the ramifications for New Zealand could be huge.

History says Bridges and Nats are talking hot air

18 Jun 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Is Opposition Leader Simon Bridges’ offer to work with the Government on climate change policy worth any more than a dodgy hot-air carbon credit?

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