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MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.00

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

Poor losing the high ground in Miami

21 Dec 18 - Miami's poor are being pressured to leave their high-ground homes as rising sea levels threaten the city's wealthy coastal suburbs.

Global water supply shrinks in wetter world

21 Dec 18 - Even in a world with more intense rain, communities could begin to run short of water.

Risks of 'domino effect' greater than thought

21 Dec 18 - Policymakers have severely underestimated the risks of ecological tipping points, according to a study that shows 45 per cent of all potential environmental collapses are interrelated and could amplify one another.

How did grim Poland get such a strong carbon price?

21 Dec 18 - Strange as it might sound, the coal-promoting host of this year’s climate negotiations, Poland, has one of the strongest carbon prices in the world.

Scientists find plastic pollution at deepest point of the ocean

21 Dec 18 - The deepest point on Earth is heavily polluted with plastic, scientists have discovered, showing how pervasively the world has been contaminated.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $24.85

20 Dec 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $24.85 bid and $25.00 offered this morning, after last fixing at $24.85.


Believe it or not, Australia's going to get hotter and drier

20 Dec 18 - Australia will experience more extreme heat, longer fire seasons, rising oceans and more marine heatwaves.

EU reaches coal deal (with caveat for Poland)

20 Dec 18 - EU legislators have reached agreement over a proposed reform of electricity market rules that includes a 2025 cut-off date for coal subsidies, and a special clause for Poland.

California insists on electric buses

20 Dec 18 - The Californian Air Resources Board has revealed its plan to have an all-electric bus fleet in California by 2040.

Warming pause didn't happen, say experts

20 Dec 18 - Claims of a global warming ‘pause’ in observed temperatures early this century are unfounded and lack statistical significance, researchers say.

Watch plastic toys, Christmas shoppers warned

20 Dec 18 - Christmas shoppers in Europe are being warned to avoid plastic toys after they appeared in more than half of EU intergovernmental alerts for products containing banned chemicals this year.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $24.82

19 Dec 18 - Spot NZUs opened at $24.70 bid and $24.95 offered this morning, after last fixing at $24.82.

Stage set for humanity’s two most crucial years

19 Dec 18 - Decisions made from now to 2020 will determine to what extent Earth remains habitable.

EU agrees deal to cut emissions from cars

19 Dec 18 - The European Union has agreed to a goal of cutting carbon emissions from cars by 37.5 per cent in a decade, finally settling differences between vehicle-producing countries and...

BBC under pressure to tell climate story

19 Dec 18 - A pressure group has called on the BBC, as Britain's public broadcaster, to convey the severity of the climate and ecological emergency.

Storm left bill of $5b after tearing apart air force base

19 Dec 18 - Hurricane Michael smashed through Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, in October this year doing damage worth $5 billion.

Anti-climate change strongmen still on the outer

18 Dec 18 - The COP24 talks just ended in Poland have shown that global warming treaties can survive the era of the anti-climate strongman.

Protesters to up pressure on governments

18 Dec 18 - Civil society groups have pledged growing international protests to drive rapid action on global warming after the UN climate summit in Poland.


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