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EECA wants feedback on $14m energy fund

Today 10:00am - The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority is seeking feedback on its proposed $14 million energy levy-funded activities for next year.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.05

Today 10:00am - Spot NZUs opened at $25.00 bid and $25.10 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.05.

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We have no capacity to absorb new fossil fuel plants

Today 10:00am - The world has so many existing fossil fuel projects that it cannot afford to build any more polluting infrastructure without busting international climate change goals, the global energy watchdog has warned.

EU states call for tough action on deforestation

Today 10:00am - The UK, France and Germany have called on the European Commission to launch tough new action to halt deforestation by the end of the year.

Hydrogen is back in the energy picture

Today 10:00am - As the price of renewable energy drops and storage technologies mature, hydrogen fuel is drawing fresh attention.

Can Teresa Ribera transform Spain?

Teresa Ribera

Today 10:00am - In recent years, Spain has been a graveyard for climate-friendly policies. But there are signs the dead may be twitching back to life.

Bruised Iraq now has climate-change worries

Today 10:00am - It’s been invaded and bombed, had a third of its territory taken over by terrorist groups, hundreds of thousands have been killed and much of its infrastructure has been destroyed. Now, Iraq has...

PROBLEM PLASTIC: What's behind our sudden rage and will it make a difference?

Today 10:00am - Decades after plastic became part of the fabric of our lives, a worldwide revolt against its use is under way.

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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.

MONDAY'S MESSAGE: Quite simply, it's up to us

3 Oct 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | One of the most important scientific papers ever produced will be released on Monday, and the ramifications for New Zealand could be huge.

History says Bridges and Nats are talking hot air

18 Jun 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Is Opposition Leader Simon Bridges’ offer to work with the Government on climate change policy worth any more than a dodgy hot-air carbon credit?

Let's be clear - the future excludes fossil fuels

28 May 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Debate about the future of oil prospecting in New Zealand is ignoring one very important point - the world is facing an emissions crisis, and the future does not include...

One way or another, oil industry got the message

4 May 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Did the Government consult the oil industry before announcing there would be no new licences granted for oil and gas exploration?

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