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MARKET LATEST: NZUs $24.75

Friday - Spot NZUs opened at $24.70 bid and $24.80 offered this morning, after last fixing at $24.75.
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Kyoto credits threaten Paris Agreement

Friday - Allowing countries to carry Kyoto credits forward could effectively kill the Paris Agreement, negotiators are being told.

Low lake levels lead to jump in emissions

Friday - Greenhouse gas emissions jumped in the last part of the year as low lake levels forced the country to burn coal to make electricity.

EDITORIAL: Two to remember

Friday - 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.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Friday - Ten years ago, the United States stunned the COP15 climate talks in Copenhagen by saying China and other major developing countries would have to pull their weight in the next global climate...

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Australians might be told to evacuate their drought towns

Friday - The NSW state government is considering evacuating the residents of as many as 90 towns seriously affected by drought.

China’s top climate negotiator steps down

Friday - What is the legacy of Xie Zhenhua, a key architect of the Paris Agreement and one of the world’s longest-serving climate diplomats?

Indonesia forest fires cost $5.2 billion

Friday - The total damage and economic loss from forest fires in Indonesia this year amounts to at least $5.2 billion, says the World Bank.

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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 international limelight.

EDITORIAL: A Shaw thing

25 Oct 19 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Climate minister James Shaw, take a bow - you deserve five minutes in the sun for doing what none of your seven predecessors did.

EDITORIAL: Uncomfortable is coming, ready or not

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7 Oct 19 - By ADELIA HALLETT | Protests like the one that has closed off some Wellington streets today and is preventing staff from a major government department from getting to work make some people...

EDITORIAL: No news is bad news

12 Apr 19 - Why are we apparently so unconcerned that our greenhouse gas emissions are on the rise?

EDITORIAL: Oh, Canada

3 Apr 19 - Let’s talk about Canada. It’s easier than talking about our own country.

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Air NZ wins sustainable business award

25 Oct 19 - Air New Zealand has been recognised at the New Zealand Tourism Awards for its...

YHA celebrates carbon footprint reduction

23 Oct 19 - YHA New Zealand has reconfirmed its carboNZero certification by celebrating a...

Ports of Auckland buys world-first electric tug

5 Aug 19 - Ports of Auckland has signed a contract with Dutch company Damen Shipyards to...

Gene editing has crucial role in cutting emissions

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30 Jul 19 - Gene editing has a crucial role to play in reducing emissions to deal with...

LGNZ gets clear climate message from school activists

26 Jul 19 - School Strike 4 Climate NZ organisers Sophie Handford and Raven Maeder...

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