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ETS reform still a top job, says minister

Tuesday - Reforming the Emissions Trading Scheme remains a priority for the Government, despite disruption caused by the covid-19 pandemic, says climate minister James Shaw.

Pandemic clears the air

Tuesday - The covid-19 pandemic shutdown is improving New Zealand’s air quality.

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Tuesday - New Zealand is under a state of emergency, with all non-essential movement and contact banned.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Tuesday - Ten years ago, the UK was setting up a £2 billion green-investment bank to fund low-energy transport and energy developments.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ...

Tuesday - Emissions returns for 2019 are due today.

Offshore windfarms have future, say experts

Monday - Offshore windfarms could stack up financially in New Zealand from the middle of the century, experts say.

Scientists cut short climate cruise

Monday - Research off the east coast of New Zealand into the link between clouds, phytoplankton and climate change has been cut short because of the covid-19 state of emergency.


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Monday - New Zealand is under a state of emergency, with all non-essential movement and contact banned.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Monday - Ten years ago, Gull was using the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme as a practice run for what it expected to happen in Australia.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ...

Monday - Tomorrow is the last day to file emissions returns or apply for a 20-day extension because of the effect the covid-19 pandemic lockdown is having on businesses.

Deadline nears for emissions return extensions

Friday - Businesses struggling to complete a 2019 emissions return because of the state of emergency in New Zealand must apply for an extension before Tuesday.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $22.50

Friday - Spot NZUs opened at $22.30 bid and $22.70 offered this morning, after last fixing at $22.50.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Friday - Ten years ago, State-owned and now defunct coal-miner Solid Energy was writing to customers outlining how much the Emissions Trading Scheme would cost them.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ...

Friday - Submissions on the use of nitrogen inhibitors in agriculture which were due to be with the Ministry of Primary Industries today now close on April 5.

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Friday - New Zealand is under a state of emergency, with all non-essential movement and contact banned.

Emission trading changes will have to wait

Thursday - Changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme are in lockdown along with the rest of the country.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $22.50

Thursday - Spot NZUs opened at $22.20 bid and $23.00 offered this morning, after last fixing at $22.50.

OPINION: Science makes a comeback

Thursday - By JIM SALINGER | This has been a strange period and I have been reflecting on the uptake of scientific facts and advice with the covid-19 pandemic.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Thursday - Ten years ago, the fear of carbon liabilities was stopping owners converting land from forestry to farming.


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