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Native forests have potential to earn millions

Today 10:00am - Landowners with 10,000 hectares of native forest could earn $1.5 million a year in carbon credits, a new report says.

Weird weather is being felt down on the farm

Friday - Changes to New Zealand’s weather caused by global warming are starting to affect the country’s agricultural earnings.

CARBON CREEP: Suddenly, CO2 hits the 410ppm mark

Friday - Chalk up another climate milestone … atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations hit 410 parts-per-million this week, the highest they’ve been in more than 15 million years.

Energy Star rating loses its twinkle

Friday - The Government is scrapping the Energy Star rating on home appliances.

Greens want to up carbon price and cut fossil fuels

Gareth Hughes

20 Apr 17 - Higher carbon prices and a ban on new fossil-fuel electricity generation plants are the cornerstones of the Green Party’s plan to get New Zealand to 100 per cent renewable generation by 2030.

Scientist seeks capital backing for adaptation projects

Sean Weaver

19 Apr 17 - Ekos founder Dr Sean Weaver is working on a new project – a non-market mechanism to raise private capital to fund climate-change adaptation projects in developing countries.

Pool operator splashes out on electric pumps

19 Apr 17 - Auckland swimming pool operator Northern Arena says switching to electric heat-pumps for its pools has been good for swimmers and good for the climate.


We're talking to Korea about carbon market links

18 Apr 17 - Talks to establish links between carbon markets in New Zealand and Korea are under way.

Bennett rules out farming and climate commission

18 Apr 17 - Climate minister Paula Bennett says carbon prices need to go higher, but she won’t be putting a price on agricultural emissions and she doesn’t think New Zealand needs a climate commission.

Upton gets job, but not everyone is pleased

18 Apr 17 - Simon Upton’s nomination to be the next Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment has been confirmed by Parliament, but it wasn’t unanimous.

EDITORIAL: Today is D-day for the climate debate

13 Apr 17 - Today could see one of the most important debates Parliament has ever had – a special session on proposals to make New Zealand carbon-neutral by the second half of the century.

GLUCKMAN REPORT: It's clear our rivers need help

12 Apr 17 - New Zealand’s waterways are in trouble and climate change is making it worse, the Prime Minister’s chief science adviser is warning.

Auckland says yes to ethical investments

12 Apr 17 - Auckland Council has joined the fossil-fuel divestment movement.

Most industrial emitters meet returns deadline

11 Apr 17 - Most industrial emitters got their 2016 returns in on time.

Coastal flooding advice out soon, says ministry

11 Apr 17 - New guidelines to help local government to cope with increased coastal flooding caused by climate change will be released soon, the government says.

Parliament under carbon-neutral pressure

10 Apr 17 - Proposals for a carbon-neutral New Zealand will go before Parliament this week, as the nation's youth start to apply political pressure over the world they will inherit.

POWER POSERS: Energy industry worries and waits

7 Apr 17 - Uncertainty over the Government’s plans to implement the Paris Agreement on climate change is keeping New Zealand’s energy executives awake at night, says the World Energy Council.

Carbon price fall springs $100m surprise

7 Apr 17 - A fall in the price of carbon has left the Government with a smaller-than-expected liability on its books.

RMA changes get through Parliament - just

7 Apr 17 - The Government’s changes to the Resource Management Act scraped through Parliament last night.


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