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MARKET LATEST: NZUs $17

Tuesday - Spot NZUs opened today at $16.75 bid and $16.90 offered, after last fixing at $17.00.

UK companies better to stay with European ETS

Tuesday - An international carbon trading organisation says British companies should stay in the European Emissions Trading Scheme until at least 2020, despite Brexit.

Shell shareholders to vote for new climate goals

Tuesday - Shell shareholders including the Church of England, European pension funds and Dutch activists will send a signal to the board of the Anglo-Dutch company this week by voting for it to set new climate-change goals.

The new energy highway leads in one direction ... to the sun

Tuesday - Humans consume 221 tonnes of coal, 1066 barrels of oil, and 93,000 metric cubes of natural gas per second.

Climate change is turning Antarctica green

Tuesday - A new study has found a steady growth of moss in Antarctica over the past 50 years as temperatures increased as a result of climate change

Welcome to the Wild West world of deep-sea mining

Tuesday - The International Seabed Authority is racing to draft regulations for the nascent deep-sea mining industry.

Bonn reaches murky compromise on fossil fuels

Monday - Developing countries and green groups want to limit conflicts of interest in the global climate talks. Corporate lobbyists and rich countries oppose the plan.


Climate talks end in call for solidarity

Monday - A fortnight of climate talks in Bonn ran smoothly enough, but political tensions await the Pacific islands presidency at the next summit in November.

ICE AGE: Is the disintegration of Antarctica unstoppable?

Monday - Scientists fear that Antarctica’s ice sheet might have entered the early stages of an unstoppable disintegration.

How Adani could damage climate, health, tourism

Monday - The Climate Council is warning of serious risks to the environment, public health and North Queensland tourism, if plans for Australia’s largest coal mine go ahead.

Experts reject claim that 2deg target not worth it

Monday - Experts have challenged a claim by Bjørn Lomborg’s Copenhagen Consensus Centre that holding global temperature rises to 2deg is a poor investment.

Sharing green energy tips good for cutting business costs

Monday - Sharing energy-saving ideas such as using seawater pumps to heat buildings is helping big charities and businesses to cut costs while protecting the planet.

'Climate heroes' fight EU land and forest rules

Friday - Former climate heroes France, Finland, Sweden and Austria are fighting tooth and nail to weaken EU land accounting rules, also known as the LULUCF Regulation.

UK nuclear industry faces Brexit fall-out

Friday - Leaving the EU treaty that prevents radioactive waste falling into the wrong hands could prove costly for the UK nuclear industry.

IT'S A WORRY: Changing world is bringing on ecoanxiety

Friday - People around the world are sufferng from ecoanxiety, a feeling of impending environmental doom.

Supermarket giant commits to 100% renewables

Friday - Multinational supermarket Tesco has pledged to source all of its electricity from renewables by 2030 in addition to cutting its emissions by 60 per cent by 2025.

World’s largest wind turbines go on line

Friday - The largest wind turbines in the world have begun generating electricity off the coast of Liverpool.

Fossil fuel lobby could be forced to declare interests

Thursday - A push from developing countries to force fossil fuel lobbyists taking part in the Bonn climate talks to declare their conflicts of interest has won a significant battle against resistance from...

Is Pacific climate message missing the God factor?

Thursday - Well-meaning nations who find their Pacific aid projects don't work out might find the reason, in part, is the sidelining of God.


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