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Government rules out carried-over Kyoto credits

Today 10:00am - New Zealand will not use carried-over Kyoto carbon credits to meet its 2030 emissions reduction target, the Government says.

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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 stage that New Zealand would be carbon-neutral by 2050.

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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

Friday - 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 it.

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We're not ready for droughts and rising seas

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

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Tarrant to head Green Investment Fund

Cecilia Tarrant

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

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NZ will take agriculture lead role at Katowice

4 Dec 18 - New Zealand will lead discussions at international climate talks in Poland on upping emissions reductions from farming.

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We're on the move but dragging the doughnut

3 Dec 18 - New Zealand is one of three countries leading the charge to the new economy – but it’s got no right to call itself a developed country, says Doughnut Economics founder Kate Raworth.

Climate watchdog calls on NZ to show the way

3 Dec 18 - New Zealand is on a list of countries being called on to cut emissions as an example to the world.

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Recycling alone not plastics solution

3 Dec 18 - Recycling alone will not solve New Zealand’s plastics pollution problem – the country needs to use less, a new report says.

ClimCom could make methane call, says Treasury

30 Nov 18 - Treasury has suggested the Government delay setting a 2050 emissions reduction target, saying giving the decision to the yet-to-be-established climate commission would allow more time to decide by...

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