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Taranaki eyes future in hydrogen economy

Today 11:00am - Taranaki is talking up the hydrogen economy to replace its petrochemical wealth.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.55

Today 11:00am - Spot NZUs opened at $25.40 bid and $25.65 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.55.

Ten years ago ...

Today 11:00am - Ten years ago, the Washington Post was recommending New Zealand as a destination of choice for Americans fearing ecological disaster.

How emitters can't see the trees for the carbon

Monday - Storing carbon in new native forests could help to bring down New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions and protect native species at the same time, researchers say.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.55

Monday - Spot NZUs opened at $25.45 bid and $25.75 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.55.

Ten years ago ...

Monday - Ten years ago, the world was getting interested in New Zealand’s forestry credits.

Agriculture will be in ETS, says finance minister

Friday - Finance minister Grant Robertson has just told thousands of striking school students that the Government is committed to bringing agriculture into the Emissions Trading Scheme.


ZCB has June date with Parliament

Friday - The Zero Carbon Bill will be in Parliament by June.

Shaw now first stop for farm emissions action

James Shaw

Friday - The Interim Climate Change Committee will now report directly to climate minister James Shaw on whether the agricultural sector should be liable for emissions under the Emissions Trading Scheme.

Big emitters join hands to buy carbon forests

Friday - Four of New Zealand’s largest emitters are joining forces to supply their own carbon credits to meet obligations under the Emissions Trading Scheme.

Ten years ago ...

Friday - Ten years ago, farmers were campaigning to get the sector out of the Emissions Trading Scheme.

Climate group about to rule on agriculture gases

Thursday - The Interim Climate Change Committee will make its recommendations next month on how New Zealand should treat greenhouse gases from agriculture.

Schoolkids mass for national climate protests

Thursday - School students in more than 30 New Zealand towns and cities will take part in tomorrow’s global School Strike 4 Climate.

Ten years ago ...

Thursday - Ten years ago, plans by United States President Barack Obama to introduce a carbon cap-and-trade scheme to bring reduce the country’s greenhouse gas emissions were under fire.

CLIMATE CHAMPION: My struggle with the future

Wednesday - Atmospheric physicist Professor James Renwick is struggling with the idea that the world might really delay action on climate change to the point of disaster.

OPINION: Wise words for the schoolkids

Wednesday - This Friday’s strike by school students calling for action on climate change has the support of some of our wisest citizens. Wise Response Society secretary DUGALD MACTAVISH explains why.

Ten years ago ...

Wednesday - Ten years ago, insurers were warning that climate change was an “emerging risk” for the industry.

Shaw about to reveal climate policy timetable

James Shaw

12 Mar 19 - The Government will release details of its climate change policy timetable on Friday.

Bioenergy body hails hospital move to wood

12 Mar 19 - A decision to replace two coal-fired boilers at Christchurch Hospital with boilers that burn wood will help to create confidence in the woody biomass market, the Bioenergy Association says.


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