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Today 11:00am - Spot NZUs opened at $23.00 bid and $23.30 offered this morning, after last fixing at $23.10.
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Carbon News national

Easy on methane means hard on other gases

Today 11:00am - New Zealand is facing a 41 per cent cut in emissions of most greenhouse gases by 2030 to meet its international promises.

Energy company brings solar to islands

Today 11:00am - New Zealand sustainable energy company Infratec has successfully completed a $16 million project to deliver reliable renewable energy to four islands in the Cooks.


Today 11:00am - Ten years ago, New Zealand was set to go in “guns blazing” to get forestry offsets included in the rules for the second period of the Kyoto Protocol.

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Patience, the e-car revolution is coming

Today 11:00am - Someday, electric cars will just be cars. The big question is when will that happen?

US on path to extreme heat, warn scientists

Today 11:00am - Widespread increases in extreme heat due to climate change could bring unprecedented risks to the US in coming decades, a new study has warned.

Betting on geoengineering has its risks

Today 11:00am - The world economy collapsed when homeowners couldn't repay subprime mortgages. We're now making a similar bet on 'repaying' carbon emissions.

In a mushroom suit you'll be pushing up more than daisies

Today 11:00am - A mushroom suit for the deceased during burial offers a way to limit the environmental impact of traditional funerals.

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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?


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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New plant makes food packaging from recycled plastic

16 Jul 19 - A new plant to make New Zealand’s first range of food packaging from recycled...

Energy agency welcomes Government moves on e-vehicles

11 Jul 19 - Proposals to get more low-emission vehicles on New Zealand roads could be a...

Wood industry centre wins more funding

10 Jul 19 - A project to foster the wood industry on East Cape has won another injection of...

YHA and Sunshine in line for energy excellence award

10 Jul 19 - YHA New Zealand and partners Sunshine Solar have been recognised as finalists...

Kangaroo Island shows rock-solid promise for lithium

25 Jun 19 - Mining and energy company Lithium Australia has reported it has found anomalous...

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