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NZ-China work on links despite carbon tax talk

17 Mar 17 - Work on developing carbon-trading links between New Zealand and China is continuing, despite a report this week that China might go to a carbon tax instead of a national emissions trading scheme.

China hints at tax instead of trading in carbon

15 Mar 17 - China is moving closer to a carbon tax for cutting emissions and away from the EUís emissions trading model, a senior Chinese official has said.

Carbon ends year having doubled its price

21 Dec 16 - Carbon closes the year nearly twice the price it was fetching this time last year.

NZ signs up with global carbon pricing group

2 Dec 16 - New Zealand has joined a World Bank group promoting carbon pricing.

Latest Australian auction a smaller affair

2 Dec 16 - Australiaís fourth Emissions Reduction Fund auction was smaller than previous auctions, with no mega-projects and low participation.

China prepares for worldís biggest carbon market

23 Nov 16 - In the wake of Donald Trumpís victory in the US presidential election, and his refusal to recognise climate change, Chinaís new carbon market is attracting particular attention.

Beware knee-jerk reactions, says business head

John Carnegie

14 Nov 16 - Donald Trumpís presidency of the United States is a temporary speed bump in the path to a resilient low-carbon economy, says Business New Zealand.


Stay calm, says transtasman investor group

Emma Herd

11 Nov 16 - Investors should not let Donald Trumpís election as president of the United States undermine action on climate change, says the Investor Group on Climate Change.

MEMO INVESTORS: You can't ignore climate change

25 Oct 16 - Investors can no longer ignore climate change, says a global asset-management company.

More trading could cut cost of climate change mitigation

20 Oct 16 - Greater global cooperation through carbon trading could reduce the cost of climate change mitigation by 32 per cent by 2030, according to a World Bank report.

Australian businesses keen to join global carbon trade

18 Oct 16 - AUSTRALIA'S conservative government might have ditched the countryís emissions trading scheme, but businesses across the Tasman still want to get involved in international carbon trading, a survey...

Ukraine ratifies Paris Agreement

21 Sep 16 - Ukraine Ė the source of many of the low-value carbon credits that have so embarrassed the New Zealand Government Ė is the latest country to ratify the Paris Agreement.

Canada will impose nationwide carbon price

Catherine McKenna

21 Sep 16 - Canada will impose a carbon price on provinces that do not adequately regulate emissions by themselves, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said without giving details on how the Liberal...

Gas emissions (the reported kind) take a dive

16 Sep 16 - New Zealandís reported greenhouse gas emissions have fallen drastically.

Trading scheme welcomes fewer units

16 Sep 16 - Just 4.6 million NZUs came into the Emissions Trading Scheme last year, new Government figures show.

Big banks under attack over damaging investments

15 Sep 16 - Two of New Zealandís largest banks are caught up in a campaign in which customers are threatening to close accounts if the banks donít stop lending money to climate-damaging businesses.

How companies get smart about climate change

15 Sep 16 - The Paris Agreement not only signalled social change but also sent the market a strong signal to move away from carbon-intensive investment.

Time to get on the new emissions register

14 Sep 16 - Time is running out to use migration codes to switch to the new Emissions Trading Register.

How to expand carbon pricing worldwide

1 Sep 16 - Countries and states around the world are considering carbon pricing policies to achieve their greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals, including emissions trading systems, carbon taxes, or similar...


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