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SIMON SAYS: We'll work for sensible solutions

Friday - The National Party says it will work with the Government to establish a climate change commission.

Key report dangerously misleading, say Wise men

Friday - A document likely to underpin the Government’s plans to decarbonise the economy is being called dangerously misleading.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $20.45

Friday - Spot NZUs opened at $20.35 bid and $20.50 offered this morning, after last fixing at $20.45.

Trust ticks off benefits of higher carbon prices

Thursday - Carbon prices of $50 to $350 a tonne by 2020 will drive investments in low-emissions development of Maori land, creating jobs and alleviating poverty along the way, the Government is being told.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $20.55

Thursday - Spot NZUs opened at $20.40 bid and $20.45 offered this morning, after last fixing at $20.55.

Antarctic melt just the tip of the iceberg

Thursday - Antarctica has lost three trillion tonnes of ice over the past 25 years, raising sea levels 7.6mm.

Exempting methane won't change our obligations

Wednesday - Exempting methane from New Zealand’s 2050 emissions-reduction target will not stop the country being held liable for it under international rules.


MARKET LATEST: NZUs $20.50

Wednesday - Spot NZUs opened at $20.40 bid and $20.50 offered this morning, after last fixing at $20.50

Shaw invites Nats to work on Zero Carbon Act

James Shaw

12 Jun 18 - Climate minister James Shaw has invited the National Party to help him to draft the Zero Carbon Act.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $20.55

12 Jun 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $20.50 bid and $20.60 offered this morning, after last fixing at $20.55.

At last, we get to see proposed ETS forestry rules

11 Jun 18 - The Government has finally released some of its proposed changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme’s forestry rules – but the sector won’t see the rest until the end of the year.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $20.62

11 Jun 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $20.50 bid and $21.10 offered this morning, after last fixing at $20.62.

Parker to talk hydrogen energy in Japan

David Parker

11 Jun 18 - Developing a sustainable hydrogen energy industry will be on the agenda for talks between New Zealand and Japan this week.

Sustainable Business Network looks for winners

11 Jun 18 - Entries are open in this year’s Sustainable Business Network awards.

Climate stand gives us trade edge, says Shaw

Emmanuel Macron

8 Jun 18 - New Zealand's tougher stand on climate change is already paying dividends, earning the country support for a free-trade agreement with Europe, says climate minister James Shaw.

Carbon Bill provides certainty for fuels chief

Mike Bennetts

8 Jun 18 - The Zero Carbon Bill gives the certainty that has been lacking to tackle one of the biggest problems facing business, says Z Energy chief executive Mike Bennetts.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $20.65

8 Jun 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $20.50 bid and $21.10 offered this morning, after last fixing at $20.65.

Government hears of $800 carbon price possibility

7 Jun 18 - Carbon prices of more than $800 a tonne will be needed if New Zealand doesn’t tackle greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture, the Government has been told.

OPINION: Welcome to the revolution

James Shaw

7 Jun 18 - Climate minister James Shaw says we’re in the midst of a new Industrial Revolution – and that’s why he’s asking for input on the Zero Carbon Bill before it’s drafted.


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