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Fewer animals is real answer, says forest group

Today 10:00am - A group set up to advise the Government on the role of forestry in cutting greenhouse gas emissions says the real answer is reducing livestock numbers.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $24.85

Today 10:00am - Spot NZUs opened at $24.80 bid and $24.85 offered this morning, after last fixing at $24.85.

OPINION: When will the real action begin?

Today 10:00am - The Government’s Emissions Trading Scheme announcement this week has left carbon forestry pioneer Dr MURRAY McCLINTOCK, of Nelson company Carbon Farm, underwhelmed and asking when the real action on combatting climate change will begin.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.85

Thursday - Spot NZUs opened at $25.00 bid and $26.50 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.85.

Government announces wide ETS changes

Julie Anne Genter

Wednesday - A cap on emissions, a system to manage carbon credits supply and prices, the inclusion of permanent forests, and the possibility of a price a price floor are the major changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme just announced by the Government.

Government eyes using ETS money to help farmers

Wednesday - Using revenue from the Emissions Trading Scheme to fund carbon sequestration by farmers is one of the options the Government is considering as it opens discussion with other countries on ways of dealing with agricultural greenhouse gas emissions.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.45

Wednesday - Spot NZUs opened at $25.30 bid and $25.70 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.45.


Our climate efforts 'highly insufficient'

Wednesday - New Zealand’s efforts on climate change remain “highly insufficient” and consistent with twice the level of warming that scientists say we should not go beyond.

Government rules out carried-over Kyoto credits

Tuesday - New Zealand will not use carried-over Kyoto carbon credits to meet its 2030 emissions reduction target, the Government says.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.10

Tuesday - Spot NZUs opened at $25.00 bid and $25.20 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.10.

JAMES SHAW: A year of living hopefully

James Shaw

Monday - Climate minister James Shaw arrives in Poland today for international climate negotiations. This time last year he was a brand-new minister, just three weeks into the job and announcing on the world...

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.15

Monday - Spot NZUs opened at $25.15 bid and $25.20 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.15.

What state farmer said about green taxes

Monday - New Zealand’s largest farmer, State-owned Pamu, has triggered outrage in some circles by telling the Government’s Tax Working Group that it supports some environmental taxes.

We must cut animal numbers, says new report

7 Dec 18 - Another report has confirmed that New Zealand cannot meet its Paris Agreement commitments without reducing the number of farm animals – and says that carbon prices up to $80 a tonne are needed to do...

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.10

7 Dec 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $25.10 bid and $25.15 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.10.

We're not ready for droughts and rising seas

6 Dec 18 - New reports on drought and sea-level rise highlight New Zealand’s lack of preparation for the impacts of climate change.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.01

6 Dec 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $25.00 bid and $25.02 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.01.

Tarrant to head Green Investment Fund

Cecilia Tarrant

5 Dec 18 - Angel investor and independent director Cecilia Tarrant is to head the Government’s $100 million Green Investment Fund.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.02

5 Dec 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $25.00 bid and $25.05 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.02.


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