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Govt hears of pitfalls in property damage payouts

Friday - New Zealanders’ expectation of insurance payouts for property affected by the impact of climate change is stopping them from taking action to prevent it, the Government has been told.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $21.15

Friday - Spot NZUs opened at $21.10 bid and $21.20 offered this morning, after last fixing at $21.15.

EU trade deal could include carbon trading

Thursday - Linking New Zealand’s carbon market to the European Emissions Trading Scheme could be part of a new free-trade deal.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $21.20

Thursday - Spot NZUs opened at $21.10 bid and $21.20 offered this morning, after last fixing at $21.20.

Stop reacting and start planning, says report

Thursday - Climate change adaptation must be part of the Climate Change Commission’s agenda, says a new government report calling for strong action.

Hitting 1.5deg warming point could save the world trillions

Thursday - Holding global warming to 1.5deg instead of 2deg could save the world more than $29 trillion, researchers say.

Wood fuel benefits beg for attention, say backers

Wednesday - New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions could be cut by more 640,000 tonnes a year by burning wood instead of coal in boilers in the Otago region alone.


MARKET LATEST: NZUs $21.20

Wednesday - Spot NZUs opened at $21.15 bid and $21.25 offered this morning, after last fixing at $21.20.

CCC bill points to cost of carbon-free economy

22 May 18 - The bureaucratic costs of shifting to a carbon-free economy are starting to be felt.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $21.20

22 May 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $21.15 bid and $21.25 offered this morning, after last fixing at $21.20.

Low warming goal vital to our primary production

21 May 18 - New research with serious implications for New Zealand’s primary production-based economy and the country’s rare and endangered species says global warming needs to be kept below 1.5deg.

Natural gas will last bit more than a decade

21 May 18 - Officials have confirmed that at the rate we're using it, New Zealand has about 10 and a half years’ worth of natural gas reserves.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $21.20

21 May 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $21.10 bid and $21.25 offered this morning, after last fixing at $21.20.

NZ to stand by Pacific climate change victims

18 May 18 - New Zealand is softening its stance on climate refugees.

Green Investment Fund eyes start this year

18 May 18 - Climate minister James Shaw’s Green Investment Fund will be in business by the end of the year, he says.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $21.25

18 May 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $21.15 bid and $21.30 offered this morning, after last fixing at $21.25.

BUDGET 2018: Green is good

17 May 18 - There are no changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme, but the promised Green Investment Fund is being backed with $100 million of taxpayer dollars in a budget being described as the greenest in...

Tax system must go green, says enviro group

17 May 18 - Another organisation is telling the Government to shift the tax burden from the production of private wealth to the consumption of public wealth, aka the environment.

MARKET LATEST: $21.20

17 May 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $21.05 bid and $21.30 offered this morning, after last fixing at $21.20.


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