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Wednesday - SPOT NZUs opened at $37.20 bid and $37.05 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $37.30.
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Fonterra rejects climate claims

Wednesday - Fonterra is dismissing a claim in Climatic Change – a leading academic journal – that it is the world’s second highest dairy emitter and is responsible for emissions equal to New Zealand’s total emissions target for the coming decade.

Departure tax not on the cards

Wednesday - The Government is not currently considering the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment's proposal for a departure tax.


Wednesday - All fibre superhighways lead to Washington for Joe Biden's virtual climate summit tomorrow.


Wednesday - Ten years ago, the then National Government committed itself to the ETS regardless of the outcome of international climate negotiations. .

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Biden using job creation to sell climate action

Wednesday - When President Joe Biden introduced his $2 trillion infrastructure plan, he mentioned “climate” only once and jobs 28 times.

Dutch cities heading for zero emission deliveries

Wednesday - Cities in the Netherlands want to make their air cleaner by banning fossil fuel delivery vehicles from urban areas from 2025.

Global energy inequality deeper than bitcoin

Wednesday - Californians alone use more power playing games and heating their pools than entire countries in Africa

Sequestered carbon pays for tribe's development

Wednesday - With income from sequestering carbon in its forests, California's Yurok tribe has supported youth programming, housing, road improvement, and businesses development.

A call to climate arms from two former Aussie PMs

Wednesday - Two former prime ministers, Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull, write the world shouldn’t give up hope on Australia just yet

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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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Ardern should tackle issue of growth at summit

Wednesday - MEDIA RELEASE - In meeting virtually with President Joe Biden and 39 other...

350 Aotearoa welcomes govt's stance

Tuesday - MEDIA RELEASE - Climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa is celebrating the...

UN chief calls for revolution in city planning

Monday - Media release - The United Nations Secretary-General, on Friday, called for a...

Sustainability despite Covid-19

Friday - Media Release - Oxygen Consulting in collaboration with the Sustainable...

Free range forest hens

15 Apr 21 - MEDIA RELEASE - A leading forest free range farm will open today near Tokoroa...

New climate indices launched

14 Apr 21 - MEDIA RELEASE - Scientific Beta launches unique series of pure climate indices...

Climate change study win marine biologist a PM science prize

14 Apr 21 - Media Release - When Dr Christopher Cornwall began his biological research...

Covering Climate Again

13 Apr 21 - MEDIA RELEASE: Covering Climate Now, a global journalism consortium of more...

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