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Sparkie on an e-bike

Today 11:15am - BY JEREMY ROSE - When Andy Dynan set himself up as an independent electrician, just over a year ago, he did what most tradies do and bought himself a 4 x 4 Toyota Hilux. The ute – New Zealand’s most popular vehicle is now on TradeMe – and Andy’s getting around on an e-bike.

Organic dairy less emissions more moolah

Wednesday - Landcorp dairy farms that have gone organic have made big cuts to their GHG emissions and increased their profitability.


Wednesday - Organics NZ has an online launch of its market report for 2020/2021 today.


9 Apr 21 - Tens of thousands of school students will take to the streets from Auckland to Invercargill today.

Carbon dioxide and methane surged in 2020

9 Apr 21 - Levels of the two most important anthropogenic greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide and methane, continued their unrelenting rise in 2020 despite the economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic response.


7 Apr 21 - Tomorrow Professor Frank Convery – founding director of the Earth Institute, University College Dublin, and expert on the low emission transition in Ireland’s agriculture sector - in conversation with Climate Commissioners Catherine Leining and Dr Harry Clark.


6 Apr 21 - The annual Carbon Market Survey is now open, with the report due out in May.


1 Apr 21 - The annual Carbon Market Survey is now open, with the report due out in May.


31 Mar 21 - Emissions returns close today – miss the deadline without an extension in place and you could face some stiff penalties.


30 Mar 21 - Tomorrow is the last day for emissions returns.


29 Mar 21 - Motu Research holds a business briefing today on a report on voluntary carbon credits to be released on tomorrow.


26 Mar 21 - Submissions on the Climate Change Commission’s draft recommendations close on Sunday.

Most Kiwis don't know how to cut their carbon footprints

25 Mar 21 - Nearly 60 per cent of New Zealanders say they lack the information necessary to change their personal or household carbon footprints.


24 Mar 21 - Motu holds business briefings today and next Monday on an about-to-be-released report on using voluntary carbon credits.


23 Mar 21 - Parliament sits today, tomorrow and on Thursday this week.

Happiness in the age of climate change

22 Mar 21 - A United Nations report suggests countries that have done well in containing the covid-19 pandemic are well-placed to take the sorts of collective actions necessary to combat climate change.


22 Mar 21 - Parliament sits on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this week.


19 Mar 21 - Today is the last day to make submissions on the Greater Wellington Regional Council's transport plan.

Hydrogen losing its lustre - survey

18 Mar 21 - New Zealand business and political leaders are going cool on the idea that hydrogen has a significant role to play in the country’s transition to a carbon-neutral economy.

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