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MARKET LATEST: NZUs $33.92

Friday - Spot NZUs opened at $33.70 bid and $34.05 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $33.92.
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NZ and Ireland talk trade over ag emissions

Friday - New Zealand is working with Ireland on trade solutions to the problem of carbon leakage in the agricultural sector.

FRIDAY POLITICS: It's a choice of slow or slower

Friday - Young protesters are targeting both Labour and National with sit-ins in Dunedin today, saying both have failed to address the climate crisis.

Hydrogen stations on the way

Friday - The Government is putting $20 million into establishing a national network of hydrogen fuelling-stations.

WORTH NOTING...

Friday - Climate minister James Shaw joins Climate Change Commissions deputy chair Lisa Humahai and New Zealand Carbon Farming managing director Matt Walsh in an online discussion today.

TEN YEARS AGO...

Friday - Ten years ago, Trade Me was being test-driven as a site for selling carbon credits.

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BP cuts oil production in favour of green energy

Friday - BP is taking its business in a new direction, announcing it will slash its oil and gas production by 40 per cent and increase its annual investment in low-carbon technology to $5 billion, a 10-fold...

Business risk and covid-19 are pushing Asian financiers away from coal

Friday - The use of coal as an energy source is steadily declining in the US and Europe, but coal mining and the construction of coal-fired power plants continues across South and Southeast Asia.

Europe is going all-in on hydrogen power - why isn’t the US?

Friday - Once upon a time, hydrogen was supposed to be the future of energy. The possibilities for hydrogen power seemed endless: it could fuel our cars, heat our homes, and even power our airplanes. But 175...

Diseases from wildlife thrive when nature is destroyed, study finds

Friday - The human destruction of natural ecosystems increases the numbers of rats, bats and other animals that harbour diseases that can lead to pandemics such as Covid-19, a comprehensive analysis has found

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Editorial comment

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.

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...

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