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MARKET LATEST: NZUs $32.25

Today 8:00am - Spot NZUs opened at $32.20 bid and $32.35 offered on CommTrade this morning after last fixing at $32.25.
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Phil Taylor

We'll need more building wood, say growers

Today 8:00am - A push to cut greenhouse gas emissions from the construction sector will inevitably lead to more wood in buildings, forest owners say.

Livestock under pressure for nitrogen pollution

Today 8:00am - The livestock sector is being singled out in new research for hugely increasing global nitrogen pollution.

Jarden puts pedals under pioneer carbon trader

Today 8:00am - If you’re looking for pioneering carbon dealer Nigel Brunel outside trading hours, chances are you’ll find him somewhere around Auckland on his bike.

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ...

Today 8:00am - A petition calling for decisions about spending for the covid-19 pandemic economic recovery to be governed by sustainability principles goes before MPs tomorrow.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Today 8:00am - Ten years ago, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Dr Jan Wright was warning that giving free carbon credits to large industrial companies would undermine the Emissions Trading Scheme.

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Tesla top on back of tech boost and China sales

Today 8:00am - Electric motor manufacturer Tesla became the world's most valuable carmaker last week, overtaking Toyota, despite never having made an annual profit.

‘Million-mile’ batteries are coming

Today 8:00am - Electric vehicles have a clear environmental advantage over their gas-guzzling counterparts, but when it comes to longevity, the two are in a dead heat.

Nuclear plans flounder through muddy dispute

Today 8:00am - Vast quantities of mud, which campaigners say might contain radioactive particles, are the latest problem to confront the UK’s nuclear plans for two new reactors under construction in the West of...

Aussies score on covid but limp on climate change

Today 8:00am - Australia has been ranked third behind South Korea and Latvia in a global report on the effectiveness of its response to the covid-19 pandemic -- but 37th in in the fight against climate change.

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Editorial comment

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.

EDITORIAL: Right road, but the slow road

29 Nov 19 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | It must be tempting, if you’re in the New Zealand delegation at climate talks in Madrid next week, to rest on your laurels, take the pats on the back, bask in the...

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