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Time to can meat and milk, says fish company

Friday - The head of New Zealand’s largest fishing company is calling for strong action on climate change – including replacing meat and dairy products in people’s diets with fish.

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Friday - Spot NZUs opened at $24.90 bid and $24.92 offered this morning, after last fixing at $24.90.

NZ scientists work on safer batteries

Friday - New Zealand researchers have created a new plant-based electrolyte that could be the key to making safer and more environmentally friendly batteries.

Blockchain takes politics out of carbon play

Thursday - Businesses will soon be able to price and trade carbon without the help of governments by using blockchain technology, says a social enterprise about to launch a new carbon platform.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $24.97

Thursday - Spot NZUs opened at $24.90 bid and $25.05 offered this morning, after last fixing at $24.97.

FUNDING FUTURE: Why green will rule over brown

Thursday - Directors of companies in the “brown” economy might struggle to attract money as investors switch to the green economy, says Chapman Tripp.

EECA wants feedback on $14m energy fund

Wednesday - The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority is seeking feedback on its proposed $14 million energy levy-funded activities for next year.


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Wednesday - Spot NZUs opened at $25.00 bid and $25.10 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.05.

Shaw heads south to check out ice-melt threat

Tuesday - Climate minister James Shaw is heading to Antarctica as scientists warn we already might have triggered tipping points leading to irreversible melting of the polar ice sheets.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.05

Tuesday - Spot NZUs opened at $25.00 bid and $25.10 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.05.

How we'll pay for National's mismanagement

Dr Murray McClintock

Monday - Climate mismanagement under the National government means New Zealand will have to use international carbon credits to meet its emissions reduction targets, says a leading carbon forestry executive.

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New RMA will cover effects of climate change

9 Nov 18 - The Government’s overhaul of the Resource Management Act will include the way it deals with climate change.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.05

9 Nov 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $25.00 bid and $25.10 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.05.

Air NZ paves way for electric aircraft

9 Nov 18 - Air New Zealand is preparing the way to operate hybrid planes on its domestic regional routes.

Shipowners could face tougher emissions rules

8 Nov 18 - Ships operating in New Zealand might soon be liable to tough new rules on air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.10

8 Nov 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $25.05 bid and $25.15 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.10.

Oil and gas exploration ban becomes law

8 Nov 18 - New oil and gas exploration is now banned from New Zealand’s waters and from most of its land.

Treasury likes bonds to reward tree-planting

7 Nov 18 - Environmental impact bonds encouraging the planting of native forests could help to cut New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions, Treasury says.


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