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Why the new economy needs a financing plan

Wednesday - New Zealand needs an impact investment plan to push financing of the new economy, says a report out today.

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Ardern talks climate on Asia-Pacific swing

Tuesday - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern used international talks in Papua New Zealand and Singapore to push for action on climate change, her office says.

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Academics call for emergency action

Tuesday - One hundred and fifty New Zealand academics calling for “emergency” action on climate change say economic growth has to stop.

Stand by for multiple disasters, say experts

Tuesday - Heatwaves, droughts, wildfire, storms, floods, sea-surges, food shortages and diseases – climate change could see communities hit by multiple disasters at once, scientists say.

Scientists see new energy value in our forests

Monday - Forestry’s value to New Zealand’s climate change effort is not in carbon storage but in powering the low-carbon economy, says our leading forest research institute.


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Time to can meat and milk, says fish company

Friday - The head of New Zealand’s largest fishing company is calling for strong action on climate change – including replacing meat and dairy products in people’s diets with fish.

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NZ scientists work on safer batteries

Friday - New Zealand researchers have created a new plant-based electrolyte that could be the key to making safer and more environmentally friendly batteries.

Blockchain takes politics out of carbon play

15 Nov 18 - Businesses will soon be able to price and trade carbon without the help of governments by using blockchain technology, says a social enterprise about to launch a new carbon platform.

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FUNDING FUTURE: Why green will rule over brown

15 Nov 18 - Directors of companies in the “brown” economy might struggle to attract money as investors switch to the green economy, says Chapman Tripp.

EECA wants feedback on $14m energy fund

14 Nov 18 - The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority is seeking feedback on its proposed $14 million energy levy-funded activities for next year.

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Shaw heads south to check out ice-melt threat

13 Nov 18 - Climate minister James Shaw is heading to Antarctica as scientists warn we already might have triggered tipping points leading to irreversible melting of the polar ice sheets.

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How we'll pay for National's mismanagement

Dr Murray McClintock

12 Nov 18 - Climate mismanagement under the National government means New Zealand will have to use international carbon credits to meet its emissions reduction targets, says a leading carbon forestry executive.


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