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MARKET LATEST: NZUs $37.15

Tuesday - SPOT NZUs opened at $37.00 bid and $37.55 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $37.15.
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Agriculture and energy sector account for 90 per cent of emissions

Tuesday - Agriculture and the energy sector accounted for 90 per cent of New Zealand’s gross greenhouse gas emissions in 2019, according to the Ministry of the Environment’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory 1990 – 2019 released today.

Bill requires finance sector to disclose climate risks

Tuesday - A Bill requiring the financial sector to disclose the impact of climate change on their business and explain how they manage climate-related risks has its first reading in Parliament this week.

AA calls for ETS revenues to be spent on green transport solutions

Tuesday - The AA has called on the government to spend revenue raised from the ETS on reducing transport emissions or mitigating the effects of climate change.

WORTH NOTING...

Tuesday - The renowned scientist, philosopher and environmental activist Dr Vandana Shiva is among those taking part in Organics NZ's online launch of its 2020/2021 market report tomorrow.

10 YEARS AGO...

Tuesday - Ten years ago, Gull was launching a new bio-diesel.

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France's e-bikes for clunkers scheme

Tuesday - France is offering the owners of old, exhaust-belching cars the opportunity to hand over their vehicles for scrap in return for a 2,500 euro grant to buy an electric bicycle.

Biden in risky talks to save Amazon

Tuesday - The US is negotiating a multi-billion dollar climate deal with Brazil that observers fear could help the reelection of president Jair Bolsonaro and reward illegal forest clearance in the Amazon.

Third of Antarctic ice shelf at risk of collapse

Tuesday - Over a third of the Antarctic ice shelf is at risk of collapsing as Earth continues to warm.

Aboriginals fight new coal mine

Tuesday - With support from the Australian government, the Adani corporation is pushing ahead with an environmentally destructive coal mine in Queensland. But the traditional Aboriginal owners of the land, the...

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Editorial comment

EDITORIAL: Nature, enter us...

25 Aug 20 - By ADELIA HALLETT | At last we’re waking up to the fact that nature is our best defence against climate change.

EDITORIAL: Into the red

15 Jun 20 - By ADELIA HALLETT | A rapid rise in the price of carbon could leave some of us facing winter without fresh tomatoes. But that’s as it should be.

EDITORIAL: All aboard!

14 May 20 - By ADELIA HALLETT | Whangarei Engineering Company – better known as Weco – was once the country’s biggest shipyard.

EDITORIAL: Loss of a leader

Jeanette Fitzsimons

6 Mar 20 - By ADELIA HALLETT | Jeanette Fitzsimons, the Green politician and activist who died last night, exemplified the environmentalists’ mantra of thinking globally and acting locally.

EDITORIAL: It's time to scare the horses

28 Jan 20 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | It’s 2020 – election year in New Zealand and the year global greenhouse gas emissions should peak if we’re to have a reasonable shot at keeping warming to 1.5deg.

EDITORIAL: Two to remember

13 Dec 19 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | This year will be remembered for two things – the passing of the zero-carbon act and the year in which our children got angry with us over climate change.

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