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Thursday - Spot NZUs opened today at $18.75 bid and $18.90 offered, after last fixing at $18.82.
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Rising emissions mean NZ will miss Paris targets

Thursday - New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions are set to double between 1990 and 2030 – and even with a carbon price of $50 a tonne, we could still be short of our Paris Agreement pledge by 143 million tonnes.

Failing RMA needs better tools, says environment report

Thursday - Greater use of market instruments could be good for the environment, says a new report on the Resource Management Act.

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Businesses dragging chain on sustainability

Thursday - New Zealand must catch up with the movement toward sustainable “conscious capitalism” to survive in a disrupted world, says Vector chair Michael Stiassny.

Russia in the slow lane on road to Paris

Thursday - What’s holding Russia back from ratifying the Paris climate agreement?

Poland threatens EU plan to ratify pact

Thursday - Poland has demanded the EU protect its plans to build new coal-fired power plants if it wants fast-track its ratification of the Paris climate agreement.

Ten things you should know about climate change …

Thursday - No 4: The poles are warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet.

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Food supply fears spark China's global land grab

Wednesday - China is protecting itself against future food supply problems caused by...

PARIS PACT: Morganists say NZ must sell units

23 Sep 16 - The Government must cancel all surplus carbon units it’s sitting on in 2020 as...

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IPCC chair: We can meet 2deg target if we act fast

Hoesung Lee

Wednesday - INTERVIEW: Hoesung Lee was elected chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on...

Burning existing fossil fuels will break the Paris bank

Tuesday - Burning all the carbon in existing coal mines and developed oil and gas fields...

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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...

Farm trust honours regional winners

8 Jun 16 - Supreme winners from the 11 regions participating in the 2016 Ballance Farm...

Canon offers prizes to environmentalists

7 Jun 16 - Canon New Zealand’s 2016 Environmental Grants Programme is open.

School gets first Powerwall battery

16 May 16 - New Zealand’s first Tesla Energy Powerwall battery has been switched on at a...

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