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Friday - Spot NZUs opened today at $17.60 bid and $17.85 offered, after last fixing at $17.70.
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NZ signs up with global carbon pricing group

Friday - New Zealand has joined a World Bank group promoting carbon pricing.
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More and more people are getting into bigger trouble

Friday - On average, one person is displaced each second by a disaster-related hazard. In global terms, that’s about 26 million people a year.

Why the world's cities need to go on a resource diet

Friday - The importance of cities is only going to increase in coming decades as another 2.5 billion people move to urban centres.

Latest Australian auction a smaller affair

Friday - Australia’s fourth Emissions Reduction Fund auction was smaller than previous auctions, with no mega-projects and low participation.

China to lead way in growth of solar market

Friday - The global solar photovoltaic market is likely to grow to nearly 300 gigawatts this year.

Trading group hails EU climate strategy move

Friday - The European Commission’s Winter Package is a further step toward harmonising the bloc’s climate and energy strategy, says the International Emissions Trading Association.

Toyota likes sales of luxury hybrid SUVs

Friday - Sales of luxury hybrid sport vehicles are on the rise in New Zealand.

Antarctic search begins for world's oldest ice

Thursday - As the short Antarctic spring ends and long summer days approach, geo­scientists are flocking to the frozen continent to start a new kind of exploration.

EU targets energy waste and coal in new climate deal

Thursday - Europe will begin phasing out coal subsidies and cut its energy use by 30 per cent before the end of the next decade, under a major clean energy package just announced.

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Richer forest biodiversity could rake in billions

25 Nov 16 - Biodiversity is not just a conservationist ideal, it is a high-value strategy,...

Emissions to jump under NSW land-clearing laws

22 Nov 16 - Australia’s rising carbon emissions are expected to rise even further after the...

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Households cut emissions by 11%, says report

Suzi Kerr

Wednesday - The average New Zealand household’s emissions fell 11 per cent between 2006 and...

Trump can't stop rising use of fossil fuels

Pete Kiernan

Wednesday - Climate policies will keep chipping away at fossil fuels’ role as the mainstay...

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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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