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NZ has 'reckless' plan for global carbon-trading

Today 10:00am - New Zealand's approach to negotiating carbon-trading relationships with other countries is drawing fire.

Ardern and Shaw to miss big day out in Paris

Today 10:00am - Neither Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern nor climate minister James Shaw will be at the One Planet Summit Day in Paris tomorrow.

HUSH-HUSH: Officials want lid on global-market talk

Friday - Officials are working on getting New Zealand access to international carbon markets when they develop Ė but they donít want their activities made public.

Outlook grim for warmer Auckland, warns report

Thursday - Floods, fires, droughts, storms, slips, pests and diseases are Aucklandís future, threatening primary production and human health, warns a new report.

Carbon breaks through $20 mark

Thursday - New Zealand carbon is selling for more than $20 a tonne for the first time since March 2011 Ė and itís expected to go higher.

The trick is reading farmers' minds, says scientist

Wednesday - Understanding why farmers are not taking advantage of ways to make more money while cutting greenhouse gas emissions is critical to getting New Zealandís emissions down, says a leading scientist.

Watch what you eat, scientists tell the rich

Wednesday - Global greenhouse gas emissions would fall if people in rich countries like New Zealand ate healthily, Dutch scientists say.


Spring is second-warmest on record

Wednesday - This spring has set a mark as second-equal warmest on record.

It's time to act on our oceans, say scientists

5 Dec 17 - New Zealand needs to start planning now for the impacts climate change will have on its oceans and fisheries, scientists say.

SHAW THING: Business needs to get into gear

4 Dec 17 - New climate minister James Shaw has a clear message for business: get your house in order because New Zealand is decarbonising ... fast.

C'mon Kiwis, says economist, show the world how

Charles Kolstad

1 Dec 17 - New Zealand is being challenged to show the world how to decarbonise without tanking.

NZ Post takes out sustainability award

1 Dec 17 - Working with the Red Cross has won New Zealand Post the top prize in the Sustainable Business Network awards this year.

Climate commission might have carbon price role

30 Nov 17 - The climate commission Ė one of the Governmentís promises for its first 100 days in office Ė is likely to play a role in setting carbon prices, the new climate minister says.

New report has dire climate-change warnings

29 Nov 17 - As many as one in six species faces extinction as a result of climate change, scientists are warning in a new report.

Capt Cook's karaka leaves hold clues to our changing climate

29 Nov 17 - Karaka leaves gathered by naturalists on board HM Bark Endeavour nearly 250 years ago are helping todayís researchers to understand climate change.

Force firms to report carbon, say energy leaders

28 Nov 17 - The Government is being told to make carbon reporting mandatory for publicly listed companies and to hold public-sector executives responsible for carbon performance.

Govt on track to keep KiwiRail trains electric

27 Nov 17 - The Government is in talks to keep electric locomotives on the main trunk line.

November shapes up as record dry month

24 Nov 17 - Parts of New Zealand are on track for the driest November on record.

Two global reports slam NZ's poor climate record

23 Nov 17 - New climate minister James Shaw might have wowed the world with his rhetoric at international climate talks last week, but itís on the policies of his predecessor that New Zealand is still being...


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