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NZ and Europe to strengthen market cooperation

Tuesday - New Zealand is to strengthen its carbon market ties with Europe.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $24.90

Tuesday - Spot NZUs opened at $24.75 bid and $25.00 offered this morning, after last fixing at $24.90.

Shaw hopes for carbon market rules next year

Monday - Climate minister James Shaw is optimistic that rules governing carbon markets will be settled next year.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $24.80

Monday - Spot NZUs opened at $24.65 bid and $25.05 offered this morning, after last fixing at $24.80.

2020 target set to start HFCs phase-out

Monday - New Zealand will start phasing out the use of climate-damaging hydrofluorocarbons from 2020.

Shaw has high hopes for Katowice success

Friday - Climate minister James Shaw is confident a Paris Agreement rule book and agreement about limiting warming to 1.5deg will come out of bogged-down talks in Poland.

Fewer animals is real answer, says forest group

Friday - A group set up to advise the Government on the role of forestry in cutting greenhouse gas emissions says the real answer is reducing livestock numbers.


MARKET LATEST: NZUs $24.85

Friday - Spot NZUs opened at $24.80 bid and $24.85 offered this morning, after last fixing at $24.85.

OPINION: When will the real action begin?

Friday - The Government’s Emissions Trading Scheme announcement this week has left carbon forestry pioneer Dr MURRAY McCLINTOCK, of Nelson company Carbon Farm, underwhelmed and asking when the real action on...

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.85

Thursday - Spot NZUs opened at $25.00 bid and $26.50 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.85.

Government announces wide ETS changes

Julie Anne Genter

12 Dec 18 - A cap on emissions, a system to manage carbon credits supply and prices, the inclusion of permanent forests, and the possibility of a price a price floor are the major changes to the Emissions...

Government eyes using ETS money to help farmers

12 Dec 18 - Using revenue from the Emissions Trading Scheme to fund carbon sequestration by farmers is one of the options the Government is considering as it opens discussion with other countries on ways of...

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.45

12 Dec 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $25.30 bid and $25.70 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.45.

Our climate efforts 'highly insufficient'

12 Dec 18 - New Zealand’s efforts on climate change remain “highly insufficient” and consistent with twice the level of warming that scientists say we should not go beyond.

Government rules out carried-over Kyoto credits

11 Dec 18 - New Zealand will not use carried-over Kyoto carbon credits to meet its 2030 emissions reduction target, the Government says.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.10

11 Dec 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $25.00 bid and $25.20 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.10.

JAMES SHAW: A year of living hopefully

James Shaw

10 Dec 18 - Climate minister James Shaw arrives in Poland today for international climate negotiations. This time last year he was a brand-new minister, just three weeks into the job and announcing on the world...

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.15

10 Dec 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $25.15 bid and $25.20 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.15.

What state farmer said about green taxes

10 Dec 18 - New Zealand’s largest farmer, State-owned Pamu, has triggered outrage in some circles by telling the Government’s Tax Working Group that it supports some environmental taxes.


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