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Getting rid of free credits worth $2b, says TWG

Friday - Ditching free carbon credits for trade-exposed heavy emitters could generate $2.1 billion a year in revenue, the Tax Working Group says.

MARKET REPORT: NZUs $25.03

Friday - Spot NZUs opened at $24.95 bid and $25.12 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.03.

Wind and rain gives renewables a boost

Friday - A wet and windy winter slashed New Zealandís greenhouse gas emissions from electricity generation.

Why all new buildings should be carbon-neutral

Nathan Surendran

Thursday - Requiring all new buildings to be carbon-neutral is the most cost-effective emissions-reduction action New Zealand can take, the Government is being told.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.06

Thursday - Spot NZUs opened at $24.95 bid and $25.12 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.06.

New maps will settle forest-planting posers

Wednesday - The thorny question of whether land is eligible for carbon forests could soon be solved Ė with a map.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.00

Wednesday - Spot NZUs opened at $24.95 bid and $25.12 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.00.


Officials wobble under Govt's climate assault

Tuesday - The Governmentís heavy climate-change work programme is putting pressure on officials, confidential papers show.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.06

Tuesday - Spot NZUs opened at $24.95 bid and $25.12 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.06.

WISE WORDS: Where ProdCom report is wrong

17 Sep 18 - The Productivity Commission has got it wrong, say some of our wisest people.

OPINION: A dangerous political compromise

17 Sep 18 - By SIR ALAN MARK | After decades of sitting on our hands, the simple the act of commissioning an inquiry into becoming a low-carbon economy has been hugely positive on public perception.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $24.95

17 Sep 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $24.95 bid and $25.12 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.03.

Climate action-man puts new emissions option

14 Sep 18 - The man who got politicians from both sides of Parliament to agree on climate change says there might be a third option for dealing with New Zealandís greenhouse gas emissions.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.05

14 Sep 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $24.95 bid and $25.12 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.05.

Science is getting forests to release carbon secrets

14 Sep 18 - Ground-breaking research suggesting New Zealandís native forests store more carbon than believed is being stepped up as the country pushes to carbon neutrality.

Minister plays it safe on agricultural emissions

13 Sep 18 - Agriculture minister Damien OíConnor steered clear of making promises to cut New Zealandís agricultural greenhouse gas emissions when he spoke on an international stage yesterday.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.06

13 Sep 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $25.00 bid and $25.12 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.06.

Businesses make it to EECA finals

13 Sep 18 - Finalists in this yearís EECA Business Awards range from the countryís largest company to a thermal hot-pool operator.

GE ryegrass could slash emissions, Govt hears

12 Sep 18 - Feeding animals a genetically engineered high-energy ryegrass could cut greenhouse gas emissions from New Zealand farms by more than 20 per cent, the Government has been told.


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