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Government might aim for more carbon cuts

Today 10:00am - The Government might increase New Zealand’s 2030 emissions reduction target.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $20.80

Today 10:00am - Spot NZUs opened at $20.75 bid and $20.85 offered this morning, after last fixing at $20.80.

These days, Rio Tinto is a big fan of our ETS

Friday - Pacific Aluminium – whose parent company Rio Tinto threatened to leave New Zealand if a carbon price was introduced – is now a fan of the Emissions Trading Scheme.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $20.50

Friday - Spot NZUs opened at $20.45 bid and $20.55 offered this morning, after last fixing at $20.50.

Seaweed scientist wins global acclaim

Dr Wendy Nelson

Friday - Research into farming seaweed as a way of storing carbon has earned a New Zealand scientist international recognition.

Why carbon neutral means cutting all gases

Prof Robert McLachlan

Thursday - Two of the three options in the Government’s Zero Carbon Bill discussion paper will not increase New Zealand’s current emissions reduction target, says a mathematician who has run the numbers.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $20.52

Thursday - Spot NZUs opened at $20.50 bid and $20.55 offered this morning, after last fixing at $20.52.


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

19 Jun 18 - One in five National Party supporters opposes the idea of New Zealand being carbon-neutral, a recent survey suggests.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $20.45

19 Jun 18 - 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

18 Jun 18 - 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?

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $20.42

18 Jun 18 - 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.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $20.45

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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