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MARKET LATEST: NZUs $6.80

Wednesday - Spot NZUs opened today at $16.65 bid and $16.90 offered, after last fixing at $16.80.
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Carbon News National

Cutting emissions would slow growth, officials claim

Wednesday - The Government is dealing with criticism of its industrial emissions target by turning it into a bottom line instead of a goal.
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Praising China’s carbon market shows how low the bar has fallen

Wednesday - China is planning the world’s biggest carbon market, but with little detail given for its design, praise for the scheme is premature.

Chokepoints threaten security of world's food supply

Wednesday - The world's food security is increasingly reliant on 14 "chokepoints" for trade, a think-tank report has warned.

Science splits ranks over fossil fuel phase-out

Wednesday - US academics are arguing with ferocity about how to achieve a fossil fuel phase out. But, for now, the debate is entirely academic.

French leader vows to stop oil and gas licences

Wednesday - The new French government has announced it will stop granting licences for new oil and gas exploration.

Six million in China just went 100% renewable for a week

Qutan temple, Qinghai province

Wednesday - Qinghai province in China has just used entirely renewable energy for seven days as part of a trial to prove that it is possible to use just green energy.

How is it possible to use more resources than we can replenish?

Wednesday - Since the 1970s, humans have used more resources than the planet can regenerate.

Paris agreement only way to save coral reefs

Wednesday - Greater emissions reductions and delivering on the Paris climate agreement are now “the only opportunity” to save coral reefs the world over from decline.

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Forestry News

Not so much coal about ... but we're burning more

Friday - New Zealand’s coal consumption is climbing.

Welcome to the sustainability revolution

20 Jun 17 - The winners of an annual worldwide competition to spread clean energy have been...

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Energy

Energy major talks of falling fossil fuel demand

Tuesday - One of the world’s biggest energy companies sees problems ahead with falling...

Censorship cry as Canberra hides emissions data

Monday - Australia's Climate Council is calling for the backlog of the nation’s...

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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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