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Act or face financial crisis, warns leading banker

Friday - New central bank head Adrian Orr is warning of financial crisis and mass social unrest if the world doesn’t urgently address climate change.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $21.80

Friday - Spot NZUs opened at $21.75 bid and $21.85 offered this morning, after last fixing at $21.80.

Big Business makes public climate promises

Thursday - Details of support for the Zero Carbon Bill by businesses responsible for half the country’s greenhouse gas emissions have emerged today.

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Thursday - Spot NZUs opened at $21.75 bid and $21.80 offered this morning, after last fixing at $21.80.

Farmers like the idea of opting in to ETS

Andrew Hoggard

Thursday - Farmers could be interested into opting into the Emissions Trading Scheme – if the settings are right.

Let farmers opt in to ETS, says regional council

Wednesday - Farmers should be able to opt into the Emissions Trading Scheme so they can get credit for introducing climate-friendly practices, says the Greater Wellington Regional Council.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $21.65

Wednesday - Spot NZUs opened at $21.50 bid and $22.00 offered this morning, after last fixing at $21.65.


Z Energy sinks $1.5m into forestry credits

Tuesday - New Zealand’s voluntary carbon market has had a huge boost with the purchase of $1.5 million worth of forestry credits by one of the companies driving corporate support for the low-carbon economy.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $21.55

Tuesday - Spot NZUs opened at $21.50 bid and $21.60 offered this morning, after last fixing at $21.55.

Super fund joins in global pressure on companies

9 Jul 18 - New Zealand’s $39 billion public retirement fund is among major investors applying renewed pressure to carbon-intensive industries.

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9 Jul 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $21.50 bid and $21.60 offered this morning, after last fixing at $21.55.

We don't want to be like Australia, says Vector

6 Jul 18 - One of the 53 big companies stepping up to publicly support the Zero Carbon Bill says it doesn’t want New Zealand’s climate policy to end up like that of Australia.

Climate change security threat, says defence minister

6 Jul 18 - Climate change threatens New Zealand’s security, says defence minister Ron Mark.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $21.55

6 Jul 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $21.50 bid and $21.60 offered this morning, after last fixing at $21.55.

Shaw schedules carbon talks with China

5 Jul 18 - Climate minister James Shaw is bound for China next week for talks on climate change and developing closer carbon markets.

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5 Jul 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $21.40 bid and $21.60 offered this morning, after last fixing at $21.60.

Meridian predicts carbon price as high as $200

4 Jul 18 - Electricity company Meridian says it sees carbon prices rising as high as $200 a tonne.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $21.45

4 Jul 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $21.40 bid and $21.45 offered this morning, after last fixing at $21.45.

Poll shows majority ready to act on emissions

3 Jul 18 - Two-thirds of New Zealanders are prepared to take action to cut greenhouse gas emissions – although half might require some level of personal interest to take action, a new poll suggests.


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