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Big Gas wants exploration ban put on hold

Today 9:00am - Five of the country’s biggest users of natural gas want the Government’s ban on exploration for new reserves put on hold while a “detailed” assessment of the role of gas is carried out.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.10

Today 9:00am - Spot NZUs opened at $25.00 bid and $25.15 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.10.

We're about to get funds trading in carbon

Tuesday - New Zealand is about to get a managed funds service based on carbon.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.02

Tuesday - Spot NZUs opened at $24.90 bid and $25.10 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.02.

TRIBUTE: Climate-change pioneer Bernard Forde

Dr Bernard Forde

Tuesday - By ADELIA HALLETT | Today is the funeral of a man who pushed, to the best of his scientific and political ability, to get action on climate change.

Why our monetary system suits Zero Carbon Act

Monday - New Zealand’s monetary policy system is a good model for the Zero Carbon Act, says the country’s stock exchange.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.11

Monday - Spot NZUs opened at $24.90 bid and $25.22 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.11.


Few of our councillors vote electric for mayoral motor

Monday - The nation’s mayors might on the front line for dealing with the impacts of climate change, but that doesn’t mean they’re going carbon-neutral in their choice of mayoral car.

At last, we're beginning to talk like grown-ups

Friday - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Depending on your viewpoint, the world moved closer to – or further away from – climate destruction this week.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.27

Friday - Spot NZUs opened at $25.05 bid and $25.40 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.27.

$840 MILLION: What climate change has cost us

11 Oct 18 - Climate change has cost New Zealand at least $840 million over the past decade – prompting warnings at a business conference that adaptation to now-unavoidable impacts could cost more than cutting...

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.27

11 Oct 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $25.05 bid and $25.45 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.27.

Why 6 per cent a year should get the job done

10 Oct 18 - Cutting global emissions by 6 per cent a year should keep warming to no more than 1.5deg, one of New Zealand’s top mathematicians has calculated.

NEW NATS: We're getting the climate message

Scott Simpson

10 Oct 18 - The National Party says it’s going through a “metamorphosis” on climate change – and it appears to include accepting that the way New Zealand uses its land is going to change.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.25

10 Oct 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $25.05 bid and $25.45 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.25.

Government backs cuts to reach 1.5deg

9 Oct 18 - The Government backs emissions cuts in line with keeping global warming to no more than 1.5deg, and says negotiations with the National Party for cross-party agreement on climate policy are going...

Minerals sector puts case for use of public land

Chris Baker

9 Oct 18 - Many of the minerals required for the low-carbon economy are on public conservation land in New Zealand, the minerals sector says.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.25

9 Oct 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $25.05 bid and $25.50 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.25.

IPCC: Farming and tourism put on notice

8 Oct 18 - The International Panel on Climate Change’s 1.5deg report delivers a wake-up call for two of New Zealand’s biggest industries – agriculture and tourism.


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