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Tax aviation to raise funds for poor countries

19 Feb 21 - Taxes on international transport could provide finance to help developing countries cut greenhouse gas emissions and cope with the impacts of climate breakdown, a group of climate finance experts say.

Aviation charts path to carbon neutrality by 2050

16 Feb 21 - The European airline industry has launched a sustainability plan to achieve carbon neutrality in the aviation sector by 2050.

Projects to tackle our transport emissions headache

10 Feb 21 - The latest round of Government funding to help cut the country’s traffic emissions has gone to projects including hydrogen trucks, EV charging and car-and-bike-sharing schemes.

Will planes be flying on air?

5 Feb 21 - Scientists are working on recovering atmospheric carbon to conjure aviation jet fuel from thin air.

Study puts Dunedin on most-at-risk airports list

4 Feb 21 - Dunedin airport is on a new international list of airports most vulnerable to climate change.

Scania says no to hydrogen power

3 Feb 21 - Where will hydrogen fit in the clean transport mix? Not in trucking, says one of the world's largest heavy-duty-vehicle manufacturers.

Govt moves on transport ahead of ClimCom report

28 Jan 21 - The Government is pre-empting likely criticism from the Climate Change Commission by today announcing a suite of policies tackling greenhouse gas emissions from transport.


Help us make Marsden a renewables hub, says Z

11 Dec 20 - A major shareholder in New Zealand’s only oil refinery says it should be converted to producing renewable fuels.

Z tells Govt how to cut transport emissions

9 Dec 20 - Z Energy is sticking with its dream of selling low-emissions biodiesel, albeit with an Australian product because its own production plant has been mothballed.

EU urged to address aviation’s full climate impact, including non-CO2 emissions

27 Nov 20 - The aviation sector’s climate impact is three times bigger than the effect of its carbon dioxide emissions alone, a new study shows, prompting calls for action.

'Jet-zero' green flight goal dismissed as a gimmick

26 Nov 20 - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s “jet-zero” goal of a commercial transatlantic flight producing no carbon emissions by 2025 is a gimmick, according to experts, who say technology alone cannot...

'Super emitters' polluting climate at expense of those who don't fly

23 Nov 20 - Just one per cent of the population is responsible for half of global emissions from aviation, a study shows.

Cutting carbon will cost tourism and export industries

19 Nov 20 - The tourism and export sectors need to prepare for growing transport costs, Climate Change Commission chair Dr Rod Carr is warning.

Anger as IMO says shipping emissions can keep climbing

19 Nov 20 - Countries have agreed a package of energy-efficiency measures that will allow emissions from global shipping to continue to rise until 2030.

Greek island ditches fossil-fuel cars

13 Nov 20 - For one Greek island the future is green - it's switching from internal combustion-driven transport to electric vehicles.

Tesla investor defends soaring share price

9 Nov 20 - One of the biggest investors in Tesla has defended the explosive growth in the US electric carmaker’s share price, arguing that it is “far from an aberration”.

Air travel’s date with sustainability draws nearer

9 Nov 20 - Aviation is gearing up for big changes in how the industry is regulated, as climate targets bite. The options available to decarbonise planes are plentiful and the challenge now is to invest enough...

Bentleys will be fully electric by 2030

6 Nov 20 - Bentley, the luxury carmaker, will stop making fossil-fuel cars by 2030 and aims to be completely carbon-neutral at the same time, in one of the most ambitious plans of any UK car manufacturer in the...

Creative book-keeping helps carmarkers meet EU climate code

5 Nov 20 - Car manufacturers are shelling out millions of euros on so-called pooling agreements with rival firms in an attempt to avoid big EU fines for missing CO2 reduction targets. Fiat-Chrysler, Ford, Honda...


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Big penalty for environmental pollution

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Funding welcome for recycling plant upgrades

26 Aug 20 - Local Government New Zealand has today welcomed the stimulus funding to upgrade...

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