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Govt moves on transport ahead of ClimCom report

Thursday - The Government is pre-empting likely criticism from the Climate Change Commission by today announcing a suite of policies tackling greenhouse gas emissions from transport.

Auction platform passes first test

Thursday - New Zealandís new carbon-auctioning seems to be working smoothly.


Thursday - Testing of the countryís new carbon-auction regime continues today.


Thursday - Ten years ago, the Government was issuing the first tranche of carbon credits to the owners of pre-1990 forests, and two Northland iwi were the biggest recipients.

COLLINS: climate change not in top 5

Wednesday - National Party leader Judith Collins says climate change is important, but itís not in her list of top-five priorities.


Wednesday - The countryís new carbon-auctioning regime is being put through its paces today and tomorrow with a simulated auction. The first real auction will be on March 17.


Wednesday - Ten years ago, Federated Farmers was asking Climate Minister Nick Smith to put his promise to keep agricultural out of the Emissions Trading Scheme in writing.

EDITORIAL: It's about to get real

Tuesday - Welcome to 2021 Ė the year in which we will get our first hard look at the size of the job in front of us.


Tuesday - Simulated auctions of NZUs to test the new regime will be held tomorrow and on Thursday.


Tuesday - Ten years ago, hackers using a bomb scare as a diversion stole $15 million worth of carbon credits.

US return boosts chances of COP26 success

22 Jan 21 - The United States' return to the Paris Agreement is vital to the next round of negotiations, says former New Zealand climate ambassador Dr Adrian Macey.

Auctioning system to be tested

13 Jan 21 - Simulated auctions of NZUs will be held on January 27 and 28 to test whether the country is ready for the new auctioning regime.

2020 one of the hottest and driest years we've had

12 Jan 21 - New Zealandís average temperatures continue to climb, with latest climate data showing 2020 was one of the countryís warmest years on record.

Govt reverses decision on technical reserve

21 Dec 20 - The first Government auction of carbon credits, scheduled for March 17, will take place with a technical reserve price in place after all.

Holiday publishing

21 Dec 20 - Merry Christmas and a happy new year to all our readers. Carbon News publishes daily market updates over the summer break and will cover any major breaking stories. We will return to full production...

EDITORIAL: 202O - the year we got serious?

14 Dec 20 - Believe it or not, a 54 per cent rise in the price of NZUs this year does not make 2020 the year of the biggest gains.


14 Dec 20 - A training course on how to take part in the first Government auction of carbon credits will be held on Thursday.


14 Dec 20 - Ten years ago, farmers were pushing the Government to take agricultural emissions out of the Emissions Trading Scheme.

Help us make Marsden a renewables hub, says Z

11 Dec 20 - A major shareholder in New Zealandís only oil refinery says it should be converted to producing renewable fuels.

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