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Shaw heads south to check out ice-melt threat

Tuesday - Climate minister James Shaw is heading to Antarctica as scientists warn we already might have triggered tipping points leading to irreversible melting of the polar ice sheets.

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How we'll pay for National's mismanagement

Dr Murray McClintock

Monday - Climate mismanagement under the National government means New Zealand will have to use international carbon credits to meet its emissions reduction targets, says a leading carbon forestry executive.

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New RMA will cover effects of climate change

Friday - The Governmentís overhaul of the Resource Management Act will include the way it deals with climate change.

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Air NZ paves way for electric aircraft

Friday - Air New Zealand is preparing the way to operate hybrid planes on its domestic regional routes.


Shipowners could face tougher emissions rules

8 Nov 18 - Ships operating in New Zealand might soon be liable to tough new rules on air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

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Oil and gas exploration ban becomes law

8 Nov 18 - New oil and gas exploration is now banned from New Zealandís waters and from most of its land.

Treasury likes bonds to reward tree-planting

7 Nov 18 - Environmental impact bonds encouraging the planting of native forests could help to cut New Zealandís greenhouse gas emissions, Treasury says.

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Meat farmers want two-pronged methane move

6 Nov 18 - Beef, lamb and deer farmers say they accept New Zealandís methane emissions will have be cut Ė but not to net-zero.

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Plastics pollution on our beaches is becoming a pain

6 Nov 18 - Plastic rubbish on New Zealand beaches is not only hurting wildlife, itís hurting us, too.

Nitrogen inhibitors could return to the farm

5 Nov 18 - Nitrogen inhibitors could be in use on New Zealand farms again by 2020, farmers say.

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Exploration ban close to becoming law

5 Nov 18 - The Governmentís partial ban on new oil and gas exploration could become law this week.

Waste Management boosts sustainability

5 Nov 18 - Waste Management is to make sustainable procurement a priority.


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