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MARKET LATEST: NZUs $22.90

Friday - Spot NZUs opened at $22.50 bid and $23.15 offered this morning, after last fixing at $22.90.
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Carbon News national

It's your job to care for the world, directors hear

Friday - Directors should bear as much personal responsibility for the environmental damage their companies cause as they now do for the health and safety of their workers, the Government has been told.

Troubled gas supply means jump in coal emissions

Friday - The repeated shut-down of the country’s largest gas field for maintenance has led to a surge in greenhouse gas emissions from coal-burning.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Friday - Ten years ago, Canada announced it would establish a federal carbon market.

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Australia gives go-ahead to Adani mine

Friday - Australia has given the final approval for construction to begin on a controversial coal mine to be built by Indian company Adani.

Coal-dependent Japan sets neutral goal

Friday - Heavy on tech, light on any plans to tackle its coal dependency, Japan has released its climate legislation.

POWERHOUSE: Pentagon gas emissions higher than Portugal

Friday - The US creates more planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions through its defense operations alone than industrialised countries such as Sweden and Portugal.

App tracks deforestation - as it happens

Friday - A new website allows companies to track deforestation in their supply chains as it happens, with campaigners urging more effort to stop it.

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Editorial comment

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.

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.

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