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Carbon News wishes you a happy Christmas and a low-carbon New Year and holiday season. Today is our last edition for 2016. Our first edition for 2017 will be on January 23.

OMF Market Review

Daily New Zealand carbon market review from broker OMFinancial. OMF's live market prices service is here

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $17.05

21 Dec 16 - Spot NZUs opened today at $17.00 bid and $17.10 offered, after last fixing at $17.05.
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Carbon ends year having doubled its price

21 Dec 16 - Carbon closes the year nearly twice the price it was fetching this time last year.

Come see Pacific for yourself, MP tells Trump

21 Dec 16 - A New Zealand MP is challenging United States president-elect Donald Trump to come to the Pacific and see the impacts of climate change for himself.

Palm oil campaigner wins China scholarship

21 Dec 16 - The founder of the Unmask Palm Oil campaign and recent University of Auckland Business graduate Ben Dowdle has been awarded a Schwarzman Scholarship to China.

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Global warming already causing local extinctions

21 Dec 16 - Climate change is already beginning to alter the natural world. A study of 976 plant and animal species worldwide – freshwater, terrestrial and marine – reveals that local extinctions have happened in 47 per cent of their natural ranges.

EU countries stall over carbon market reform

21 Dec 16 - After more than a year of negotiations, EU member states have come up short in their efforts to find common ground on a carbon market reform seen as necessary if the ambitions of the Paris Agreement...

Climate change puts the squeeze on coffee belt

21 Dec 16 - As a famous old song says, they’ve got an awful lot of coffee in Brazil. But if the findings of New Zealand and Australian researchers are right, that will change over the next 30 years.

Red alert as smog shuts down China

21 Dec 16 - A red alert, the highest level in the China's pollution warning system, has been issued in at least 23 cities as smog cancelled flights, shut factories and stopped traffic.

Las Vegas reaches energy milestone

21 Dec 16 - Ten years of effort finally paid off for Las Vegas this week when officials announced the city government will now be powered entirely by renewable energy.

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Forestry News

New emissions reduction plan business as usual

15 Dec 16 - The Government’s plan to cut the emissions intensity from industrial heat...

The stuff we've put on Earth weighs 30 trillion tonnes

15 Dec 16 - Scientists have calculated the mass of that unnatural achievement called the...

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Energy

New ways are Labour's way, says Little

19 Dec 16 - Labour Party leader Andrew Little says he’s backing the low-carbon economy as...

Bennett stands alone in climate change portfolio

19 Dec 16 - The climate portfolio is now held by the deputy prime minister – the highest...

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Youth hostels reach sustainable milestone

24 Nov 16 - YHA New Zealand is the first accommodation network in the world be certified by...

Sharp's green efforts pay dividend

24 Nov 16 - Sharp Corporation’s efforts to responsibly manage the environmental effects of...

Business network wins sustainability award

10 Oct 16 - The Sustainable Business Network has won the Sustainability Support category in...

Children's sunscreen fails tests

22 Sep 16 - Makers of a children’s sunscreen marketed as “organic” have been warned by the...

Child labour not for us, says Karen Walker

Karen Walker

12 Aug 16 - Kiwi clothing designer Karen Walker has certified that none of its garments are...

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