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Govt hears of value in overseas carbon credits

Wednesday - Access to international carbon credits could lower the cost of decarbonising the economy, the Government has been told.

Our cities in the 30-year climate firing line

Wednesday - New Zealanders are among the billions of city dwellers who will be hit by the impacts of climate change within three decades, a new report shows.

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Wednesday - Spot NZUs opened at $20.50 bid and $20.55 offered this morning, after last fixing at $20.50.

OPINION: If energy grew on trees

Wednesday - By JONATHAN McKEOWN | It is always refreshing when structures and processes work as they were designed to. It’s an absolute triumph when it involves the public sector, an industry body and business.

20% of Nats don't want zero carbon, says survey

Tuesday - One in five National Party supporters opposes the idea of New Zealand being carbon-neutral, a recent survey suggests.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $20.45

Tuesday - Spot NZUs opened at $20.40 bid and $20.50 offered this morning, after last fixing at $20.45.

History says Bridges and Nats are talking hot air

Monday - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Is Opposition Leader Simon Bridges’ offer to work with the Government on climate change policy worth any more than a dodgy hot-air carbon credit?


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Monday - Spot NZUs opened at $20.35 bid and $20.45 offered this morning, after last fixing at $20.42.

SIMON SAYS: We'll work for sensible solutions

15 Jun 18 - The National Party says it will work with the Government to establish a climate change commission.

Key report dangerously misleading, say Wise men

15 Jun 18 - A document likely to underpin the Government’s plans to decarbonise the economy is being called dangerously misleading.

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15 Jun 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $20.35 bid and $20.50 offered this morning, after last fixing at $20.45.

Trust ticks off benefits of higher carbon prices

14 Jun 18 - Carbon prices of $50 to $350 a tonne by 2020 will drive investments in low-emissions development of Maori land, creating jobs and alleviating poverty along the way, the Government is being told.

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14 Jun 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $20.40 bid and $20.45 offered this morning, after last fixing at $20.55.

Antarctic melt just the tip of the iceberg

14 Jun 18 - Antarctica has lost three trillion tonnes of ice over the past 25 years, raising sea levels 7.6mm.

Exempting methane won't change our obligations

13 Jun 18 - Exempting methane from New Zealand’s 2050 emissions-reduction target will not stop the country being held liable for it under international rules.

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13 Jun 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $20.40 bid and $20.50 offered this morning, after last fixing at $20.50

Shaw invites Nats to work on Zero Carbon Act

James Shaw

12 Jun 18 - Climate minister James Shaw has invited the National Party to help him to draft the Zero Carbon Act.

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12 Jun 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $20.50 bid and $20.60 offered this morning, after last fixing at $20.55.

At last, we get to see proposed ETS forestry rules

11 Jun 18 - The Government has finally released some of its proposed changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme’s forestry rules – but the sector won’t see the rest until the end of the year.


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