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MARKET LATEST: NZUs $18.15

Today 10:00am - Spot NZUs opened today at $18.15 bid and $18.25 offered, after last fixing at $18.15.
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Furious farmers should get with the programme

Today 10:00am - Political protests this week over fart taxes and water charges are at odds with research showing the agricultural sector knows it has to pay for its pollution.

Dining with mining in the House of the Lord

Today 10:00am - The mining industry possibly got more than it bargained for when it decided to hold its annual dinner in Christchurch’s Cardboard Cathedral this month – a climate change debate with the Anglican...

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Nicaragua yes leaves US and Syria out in the cold

Today 10:00am - President Daniel Ortega has announced that Nicaragua will sign the Paris Agreement, leaving the US and Syria the only two countries not taking part in the global accord.

May speaks out against Trump climate stance

Today 10:00am - Theresa May has issued a veiled warning to Donald Trump, arguing that his plan to withdraw from the Paris climate change treaty ranks alongside North Korea’s nuclear missile tests as a threat to...

Fiji’s COP 23 message: ‘We are all in the same canoe’

Today 10:00am - Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama has urged leaders in New York to look beyond narrow self-interest as he outlined his plans for the COP23 climate talks presidency.

EU aims for 100% emission cuts in new mid-century roadmap

Today 10:00am - The European Commission is preparing an update of its low-carbon economy roadmap for 2050, acknowledging that the bloc’s current target of cutting greenhouse gas emissions at least 80 per cent by...

Better 'use by' labels, less food waste

Today 10:00am - Simplifying "sell by" dates should help to reduce food waste, which releases greenhouse gases as it rots in landfills. The move could save people money, too.

OPTIMISM OUT: We need new ways to talk climate change

Today 10:00am - The extreme weather of the past months is a game-changer: surely now the world is ready to talk about climate change as a civilisation-collapsing catastrophe.

TRASH TOWERS: Eleven-storey mansion made from rubbish

Today 10:00am - First prize in a tropical architecture design competition went to an 11-storey marvel built using recycled building materials, waste plastic and glass bottles.

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Forestry News

First step is cut domestic emissions, says report

Wednesday - New Zealand could meet a large chunk of its Paris Agreement emissions reduction...

Coalition candidates want to rid us of ETS

Jacinda Ardern

11 Sep 17 - Two of the parties that could be involved in any centre-left coalition after...

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Energy

United Future backs emissions trading

Monday - United Future’s new leader says he supports the Emissions Trading Scheme, the...

Climate-change baddies doing business in NZ

14 Sep 17 - Companies operating in New Zealand have been named as some of the most...

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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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