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MARKET LATEST: NZUs $39.02

Monday - Spot NZUs opened at $38.60 bid and $39.60 offered on CommTrade last night, after last fixing at $39.02.
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Carbon News national

Report: Drystock farms nowhere near net-zero

Monday - Sheep and beef farms are sequestering much less carbon than the drystock sector claims, officials say.

WORTH NOTING...

Monday - Parliament’s Environment Committee discussed the Climate Change Response (Auction Amendment) Bill today and tomorrow and will report back on Thursday.

TEN YEARS AGO...

Monday - Ten years ago, the Labour Party was telling its Australian counterpart to hold its nerve over carbon pricing.

FRIDAY POLITICS: Collins embraces the ETS

Friday - National Party leader Judith Collins seems to have abandoned her dismissal of the need for urgent action on climate change – and found a love for the Emissions Trading Scheme.

WORTH NOTING...

Friday - Submissions on the Water Services Bill close on Tuesday.

TEN YEARS AGO...

Friday - Ten years ago, Australia announced it would have a carbon price in place by July 2012.

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Climate pledges a long way from 1.5deg, UN warns

Monday - Updated plans to reduce emissions barely make a dent in the huge cuts needed to meet global climate goals and the United Nations is calling for redoubled efforts.

Study reveals Airbus' huge emissions legacy

Monday - Planes sold by Airbus in 2019 and 2020 will produce well over a billion tonnes of carbon dioxide during their lifetimes, according to landmark first estimates of the aerospace manufacturer’s...

Why corporate climate polluters must pay

Friday - Who should pay the huge costs of climate change’s damage? There’s a case for corporate climate polluters to contribute.

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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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Recognising forestry's highest achievers

5 Oct 20 - MEDIA RELEASE - The New Zealand Institute of Forestry has announced the winners...

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Wood fibres report welcomed

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Fuel-cell trucks here next year

1 Sep 20 - MEDIA RELEASE - New Zealand’s Hiringa Energy and United States-based HYZON...

China will have more than 25% of global offshore wind power capacity by 2030

27 Aug 20 - MEDIA RELEASE - GLOBAL DATA: The global offshore wind segment is likely to grow...

Big penalty for environmental pollution

27 Aug 20 - An Auckland Council prosecution has seen a golf resort fined $86,000 for...

Funding welcome for recycling plant upgrades

26 Aug 20 - Local Government New Zealand has today welcomed the stimulus funding to upgrade...

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