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Lift carbon cap to $30 immediately, says broker

Today 9:00am - The Government is being told to take the brakes off the carbon market and immediately lift the maximum price to $30 a tonne.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $23.85

Today 9:00am - Spot NZUs opened at $23.55 bid and $23.94 offered this morning, after last fixing at $23.85.

Farmers want clear carbon price guides

Today 9:00am - Farmers want to know what range carbon prices will be over five-year periods, the Farm Forestry Association says.

At last, a handy guide to the ETS

Today 9:00am - Settling down to make a submission on the latest review of the Emissions Trading Scheme and need a hand?

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HEAT BEAT: It's shaping up as the next big inequality issue

Today 9:00am - The deadly global heatwave has made it impossible to ignore: in cities worldwide, we are now divided into the cool haves and the hot have-nots

France to set penalties on non-recycled plastic

Today 9:00am - France plans to introduce a penalty system next year that would increase the costs of consumer goods with packaging made of non-recycled plastic.

Forgotten coal mines harbour methane problem

Today 9:00am - Unregulated, unnoticed coal mines across the US are leaking a potent greenhouse gas with the same greenhouse effect as 13 million cars.

‘Natural pulses’ figure in Antarctic melting

Today 9:00am - A 16-year study of ocean conditions in Antarctica suggests that the periodic arrival of warm currents as a result of natural variability is worsening the rate of ice mass loss from key glaciers.

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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?

One debate that's now over

27 Apr 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Debate about whether New Zealand can decarbonise without going bankrupt should now be over.

Ten years on, we're back where we began

19 Mar 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | When it comes to action on climate change, we’re pretty much back to where we were 10 years ago, when Carbon News started publishing.

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