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Policy could prevent shift to low-emissions tech, says Genesis

Today 9:00am - The Labour Government’s plan to bring forward its 100 per cent renewable electricity generation target to 2030 is an example of siloed thinking and is likely to be self-defeating, Genesis Energy has told shareholders.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $35

Today 9:00am - Spot NZUs opened at $34.95 bid and $35.25 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $35.

TEN YEARS AGO...

Today 9:00am - Ten years ago, Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation was buying up credits from permanent forests in New Zealand.

WORTH NOTING...

Today 9:00am - The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research is predicting above-average temperatures for the next three months.

Most parties get a 'fail' on climate and health

Wednesday - Just one political party has policies that comprehensively address the threat climate change poses to the country’s health, a new analysis show.

NZ companies risk reputation by lagging on climate reporting

Wednesday - New Zealand’s top 30 corporations do a poor job reporting on climate change compared with similar Australian and Fortune Global 500 companies.

TEN YEARS AGO...

Wednesday - Ten years ago, global businesses were starting to recognise the risks and opportunities of carbon management.


WORTH NOTING...

Wednesday - The Angel Association is talking about investing in renewable energy and clean technologies in a seminar today.

NZ joins pledge that includes increasing 2030 emissions target

Tuesday - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is among 64 world leaders committing to “meaningful” action to halt global environmental destruction - including increasing 2030 emissions reduction targets.

Labour promises $5 million a year more for just transition

Tuesday - Labour is promising to spend more money on getting the country’s workforce ready for the low-carbon economy.

TEN YEARS AGO...

Tuesday - Ten years ago, planning delays were frustrating a company wanting to build a tidal energy plant on the Kaipara Harbour.

WORTH NOTING...

Tuesday - The Sustainable Business Network holds a webinar on sustainable energy use in buildings tomorrow..

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National promises carbon credits from CCS

21 Sep 20 - A National Government would amend the Emissions Trading Scheme to recognise carbon capture and storage, clearing the way for technology to generate tradable carbon credits.

TRIBUTE: Environmental journalist Sandy Macdonald

21 Sep 20 - By ADELIA HALLETT | Today, Carbon News marks the passing of someone who has been at the heart of the publication since it started in 2008.

TEN YEARS AGO...

21 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, then energy minister Gerry Brownlee was touting a shift from coal to geothermal energy for electricity generation as evidence the Emissions Trading Scheme was working.

WORTH NOTING...

21 Sep 20 - It’s Green Building Week and the Sustainable Business Network has got events on all week.

CARBON FORESTS: First, prove there's a problem, says Parker

18 Sep 20 - Details of the Government’s response to concerns about farmland being converted to carbon forests are starting to emerge.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $34.05

18 Sep 20 - SPOT NZUs opened at $34.90 bid and $35.20 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $35.05.


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