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Review has price cap message for Government

Today 11:00am - The cap on carbon prices should be lifted, the Government has been told.

DNA expert new EPA chief scientist

Professor Mike Bunce

Today 11:00am - An expert in DNA is the Environmental Protection Authorityís new chief scientist.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Today 11:00am - Ten years ago, online trading platform Trade Me was making a foray into selling carbon credits.

Problems getting worse, says environment report

Thursday - Climate change is already making New Zealandís environmental problems worse and threatens the economy, a new official assessment of the state of New Zealandís environment says.

No CGT, but green taxes still on the agenda

Thursday - A capital gains tax might be off the agenda, but the Government isnít ruling out environmental taxes recommended by the Tax Working Group.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.65

Thursday - Spot NZUs opened at $25.60 bid and $25.70 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.65.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Thursday - Ten years ago, the forestry sector was warning of a carbon deficit blow-out after 2018 as trees planted in the early 1980s are harvested.


MEMO LABOUR: The answers are in your files

17 Apr 19 - Labour could find solutions in its own files to the problem of putting a price on greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

17 Apr 19 - Ten years ago, uncertainty over the Emissions Trading Scheme was expected to keep carbon prices volatile.

Carbon market pioneer Thomas Song dies

Thomas Song

16 Apr 19 - A New Zealand carbon market pioneer has died.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

16 Apr 19 - Ten years ago, forest owners were receiving their first carbon credits and were figuring out what to do next.

NZ to include 'imported' greenhouse gases

15 Apr 19 - Greenhouse gases embedded in imported products will be included alongside home-grown emissions in the Governmentís new reporting regime.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

15 Apr 19 - Ten years ago, the Green Party released its Green New Deal plan, offering at least 42,000 new jobs and a proposal to tackle economic, climate and environmental problems in one go.

Zero Carbon Bill out soon, says Shaw

12 Apr 19 - The long-awaited Zero Carbon Bill will be unveiled soon, says climate minister James Shaw.

EDITORIAL: No news is bad news

12 Apr 19 - Why are we apparently so unconcerned that our greenhouse gas emissions are on the rise?

TEN YEARS AGO ...

12 Apr 19 - Ten years ago, New Zealanders were in support of signing up to the second part of the Kyoto Protocol.

Transport mainly to blame as emissions rise

11 Apr 19 - New Zealandís greenhouse gas emissions are growing again, following the global trend.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

11 Apr 19 - Ten years ago, United States President Barack Obamaís science adviser was backing climate engineering.

Harrison our new voice on world climate stage

10 Apr 19 - New Zealand has a new Climate Change Ambassador.


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