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Surging prices see carbon up 47% in a year

Today 9:00am - Carbon prices continued their upward charge yesterday, gaining 25 cents to contribute to a phenomenal 47 per cent rise over a year.

Record price for NZ carbon

Thursday - New Zealand carbon prices have broken through a new price barrier, with spot NZUs now trading more than $1 above the fixed-price option.

Big prices but little supply in NZ carbon market

19 Nov 20 - Carbon prices are continuing to climb, with sellers now seeking up to $35.90 for spot NZUs.

Reluctant sellers push carbon to a new high

18 Nov 20 - Carbon prices are hitting new highs, with spot NZUs trading at $35.70 on CommTrade this morning.

US and Europe want our carbon credits

16 Nov 20 - International interest is growing in New Zealand’s carbon market as units hit record prices.

Carney calls for credible voluntary carbon market

12 Nov 20 - United Nations special envoy and former Bank of England Governor Mark Carney wants stronger quality control on voluntary carbon markets to meet growing business demand.

NZX wants 'efficient' links to secondary market

22 Oct 20 - The Government’s new carbon-auctioning site could be connected to platforms in the secondary market.


Carbon auctioning platform operator revealed

21 Oct 20 - NZX has won the right to set up and operate the Government’s carbon-auctioning platform.

Election has little impact on carbon markets

20 Oct 20 - Carbon markets have barely reacted to the general election, which returned Labour to power with an absolutely majority and arguably an endorsement of its actions on climate change.

Carbon hits a new high and looks set to go higher

16 Sep 20 - New Zealand carbon prices have broken through the $35 expected to act as a price cap and are being tipped to go higher.

ANZ cracking down on customers' carbon footprints

10 Sep 20 - A major New Zealand bank is asking its biggest-emitting customers to explain how they will reduce their carbon footprints.

Has our 2030 carbon debt just got bigger?

14 Aug 20 - More than a fifth of New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions last year were covered by the fixed-price option, potentially increasing the size of the country’s 2030 carbon liability.

John Kerry backs new carbon-price ETF

4 Aug 20 - John Kerry is betting that Wall Street will succeed where governments failed in the fight against climate change.

Carbon sets yet another price record

31 Jul 20 - Spot NZUs are through $34 as they continue to smash records.

Domestic carbon prices continue to climb

23 Jul 20 - Domestic carbon prices hit another record yesterday, with spot NZUs trading at $33.55.

Carbon prices climb to new high

22 Jul 20 - New Zealand carbon prices continue their record run and are set to go higher, if Europe is anything to go by.

How banks are trying to capture the green transition

17 Jul 20 - Private-sector banks in the UK should have a central role in financing climate action and supporting a just transition to a low carbon economy, says a new report.

Carbon falls on smelter news

Tiwai Point smelter

10 Jul 20 - Carbon prices have reacted to yesterday’s news that one of the country’s biggest electricity users and emitters of greenhouses gases is shutting up shop.

Carbon climbs to another new high

9 Jul 20 - New Zealand carbon prices are at a new high – but sellers are still not coming to the party.


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