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Bank to ban companies using coal

Today 9:00am - The ANZ Bank says it will not take on any new customers using coal, and that by 2030 it will finance gas and renewable power generation only.

FRIDAY POLITICS: We'll know by Sunday

Today 9:00am - We should know on Sunday whether James Shaw will remain the countryís climate minister.


Today 9:00am - Spot NZUs opened at $35.10 bid and $35.15 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $35.12.

Aviation joins the electric age

Today 9:00am - New Zealandís first electric plane will take to the skies today.


Today 9:00am - Ten years ago, Australians were complaining that New Zealandís carbon prices were too low.


Today 9:00am - The Labour and Green parties hope to conclude talks today over what, if any, part the Greens will play in a new government.

ORR: Pacific adaptability a lesson for the world

Thursday - Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr is invoking his own Pacific heritage in a new call for collective action on climate change.


Thursday - Ten years ago, New Zealand forestry credits were being bought by Japanís Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.


Thursday - The online Pacific Ocean Climate Change Conference is under way today and tomorrow.

New threat to prices from Govt auction

Wednesday - The Governmentís decision to auction large amounts of carbon credits without a technical reserve price in place poses a new downside risk to prices, warns the founder of one of New Zealandís...


Wednesday - Spot NZUs opened at $34.90 bid and $35.30 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $35.05.


Wednesday - Ten years ago, electricity generator and retailer Mighty River Power (now known as Mercury) was busy signing contracts with landowners to supply it with carbon credits for 15 years.


Wednesday - The National Partyís caucus meets in Wellington today for the first time since the October 17 general election.

Get reserve in place to protect taxpayers, says Simpson

Tuesday - The Government can and should pass legislation allowing it to set reserve prices when it auctions carbon credits, National says.

Shaw 'odds-on' as minister, says Simpson

Tuesday - Nationalís climate spokesperson is picking Green Party co-leader James Shaw will stay on as climate minister.


Tuesday - Ten years ago, New Zealand businesses were starting to factor the impacts of climate change into their decision-making.


Tuesday - Talks continue today over what role, if any, the Green Party will have in the new Labour Government - including whether James Shaw will remain the country's climate minister.

FRIDAY POLITICS: A potentially costly hole in the Government's carbon-auctioning plan

23 Oct 20 - Green Party co-leader James Shaw is still in the running to retain his role as the countryís climate minister Ė but that might mean clearing up a bit of a mess of his own making.


23 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealandís Windflow Technologies was about to build two turbines for California.

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