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Officials look for 'best way' global ETS links

Monday - Officials are working on linking the Emissions Trading Scheme to schemes in other countries, saying it’s the best way to secure the international carbon units New Zealand will need to meet its 2030 emissions reduction target.


Monday - Spot NZUs opened at $21.45 bid and $21.55 offered this morning, after last fixing at $21.50.

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Business seeks closer access to climate talks

Monday - Business lobbies in Europe and the US are pushing for a distinct, direct and formalised “business channel” into UN climate negotiations.

Military brains warn of climate security threats ... soon

Monday - US intelligence chiefs again have warned Congress about the global security risks from climate change ... and they weren't talking about far-off threats. US INTELLIGENCE chiefs again...

Sea level rise speeding up to 100mm per decade

Monday - The rate of sea level rise is accelerating so fast that some coastal communities could confront an additional 100mm per decade by the end of the century

Cow dung overload brings call for cut in dairy herd numbers

Monday - Dairy farms in the Netherlands are producing so much dung they can’t get rid of it safely. Now the WWF is calling for a 40 per cent cut in herd numbers.

Should we give up half of the Earth to wildlife?

Monday - Populations of all kinds of wildlife are declining at alarming speed. One radical solution is to make 50 per cent of the planet a nature reserve.

Nordic nations usher in new era of green finance

Monday - New research has highlighted how the Nordic countries are leading by example in the green finance market.

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Billion Trees land approaches 50,000 hectares

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Friday - The Government says it is close to securing 50,000 hectares of land for new...

Maori landowners oppose delay in ETS changes

2 Feb 18 - Changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme are needed now, not at the end of next...

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Yoogo is a-go-go in Christchurch

Friday - The Southern Hemisphere’s biggest deployment of pure-battery electric cars has...

Drones deliver the goods ... and clean the atmosphere

Wednesday - Delivering parcels by drone could help to cut carbon emissions.

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Calix gets finance for carbon-captue project

1 Feb 18 - Australian technology company Calix says it has secured 3.4 million euros in...

Minesto eyes first ocean current electricity generation

24 Jan 18 - Swedish marine energy developer Minesto is intensifying activities in Taiwan to...

Mercury confirms Tesla battery for grid trial

23 Jan 18 - Tesla has been confirmed as the battery provider for Mercury’s scalable...

Auckland takes zero-waste world crown

6 Dec 17 - Auckland is one of 10 international cities honoured today at the C40 Cities...

Ravensdown appoints consenting planner

1 Dec 17 - Ravensdown has appointed Victoria Caseley as a principal planner to develop the...

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