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Friday - Spot NZUs opened today at $17.95 bid and $18.05 offered, after last fixing at $17.95.
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Carbon News National

Kennedy Graham

EDITORIAL: Media missing the message

Friday - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | “Climate change is the biggest story on any editor’s news-list right now,” claims a story in the Spinoff this week.
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Climate change isn't our biggest environmental problem

Friday - Our core ecological problem is not climate change. It is overshoot, of which global warming is a symptom

Norway selling out-of-date food to help to tackle waste

Friday - Supermarkets selling out-of-date produce and apps that identify food at risk of being binned are part of an ambitious plan to slash the nation’s food waste

Not burning fossil fuels saves thousands of US lives

Friday - Fossil fuel not burnt because of wind and solar energy helped to avoid between 3000 and 12,700 premature deaths in the US between 2007 and 2015, says a new report.

Hyundai confirms e-cars will be core business

Friday - Hyundai has confirmed it is placing electric vehicles at the centre of its product strategy — one that includes plans for a premium long-distance electric car as it seeks to catch up to Tesla and...

INTERVIEW: New tack for Gore, but message just as powerful

Friday - Al Gore's new film An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power is different from his first film – it is much more biographical and focuses on how Gore became the great climate change communicator.

California eyes massive climate research move

Friday - California scientists are sketching plans for a home-grown climate-research institute - to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars per year.

Drought legacy can be a lingering death

Friday - A climate hazard that doesn’t disappear when the rainclouds gather, drought’s lingering death can delay recovery a very long time.

South Australia to build solar thermal plant

Friday - South Australia will build a 150MW solar thermal plant to bring clean, reliable power to the state.

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Forestry News

Ocean oxygen depletion could happen again

Tuesday - The deep past has cruel lessons for the near future, for example how ocean...

How to turn $1 into $3: Plant the waterways

Professor Bill Lee

11 Aug 17 - Every dollar spent on planting New Zealand’s waterways would pay returns of at...

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Super fund goes 40% low-carbon

Wednesday - Forty per cent of the New Zealand Super Fund is now low-carbon.

Government changes mind and pushes for e-cars

14 Aug 17 - The Government is promising to make a third of its car fleet electric by 2021 –...

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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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