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MORE PLASTIC: Big Oil’s Plan B already in the pipeline

Tuesday - As public concern about plastic pollution rises, the fossil fuel and petrochemical industries are pouring billions of dollars into new plants intended to make millions more tonnes of plastic than they now pump out.

Welcome to 2020: It’s hot – and getting hotter

Tuesday - The year is less than four weeks old, but scientists already know that carbon dioxide emissions will continue to head upwards – as they have every year since measurements began – leading to a continuation of the Earth’s rising heat.

Conservation scientists grieving after bushfires

Tuesday - For many conservation biologists and land managers, the unprecedented extent and ferocity of the Australian bushfires has incinerated much more than koalas and their kin.

Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight

Tuesday - The Doomsday Clock, a symbol created in 1947 to represent humankind’s proximity to global catastrophe, is now just 100 seconds to midnight for the first time.

Wind energy crucial to EU's carbon neutrality

Thursday - MEDIA RELEASE GLOBALDATA: The European Union, whose 28 members collectively account for the world’s third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases after China and the United States, has strengthened its long-term commitment by announcing the Sustainable Europe Investment Plan and additional measures towards achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.

Mercury Quarterly Operational Update - 3 months to Dec 31, 2019

Thursday - MEDIA RELEASE MERCURY: Mercury maintained a prudent approach to risk management in Q2-FY2020, decreasing hydro generation by 74GWh compared to the same quarter last year, resulting in a strong hydro -storage position in the approach to the third quarter; historically the lowest inflow quarter for the Waikato catchment.

Vegetarianism in schools is entirely appropriate

21 Jan 20 - MEDIA RELEASE NZ VEGETARIAN SOCIETY: The NZ Vegetarian Society has responded to claims that a new climate change resource which encourages students to eat less meat and dairy should be removed from schools.


MARKET LATEST: NZUs $29.00

15 Jan 20 - Spot NZUs opened at $28.90 bid and $29.10 offered this morning, after last fixing at $29.00.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $28.93

14 Jan 20 - Spot NZUs opened at $28.85 bid and $28.95 offered this morning, after last fixing at $28.93.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $28.90

13 Jan 20 - Spot NZUs opened at $28.85 bid and $28.95 offered this morning, after last fixing at $28.90.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $28.90

10 Jan 20 - Spot NZUs opened at $28.80 bid and $29.00 offered this morning, after last fixing at $28.90.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $28.90

9 Jan 20 - Spot NZUs opened at $28.80 bid and $29.00 offered this morning, after last fixing at $28.90.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $28.85

8 Jan 20 - Spot NZUs opened at $28.70 bid and $29.00 offered this morning, after last fixing at $28.85.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $28.50

7 Jan 20 - Spot NZUs opened at $28.70 bid and $29.00 offered this morning, after last fixing at $28.50.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $28.50

6 Jan 20 - Spot NZUs opened at $28.40 bid and $28.75 offered this morning, after last fixing at $28.50.

Australians might be told to evacuate their drought towns

13 Dec 19 - The NSW state government is considering evacuating the residents of as many as 90 towns seriously affected by drought.

China’s top climate negotiator steps down

13 Dec 19 - What is the legacy of Xie Zhenhua, a key architect of the Paris Agreement and one of the world’s longest-serving climate diplomats?

Indonesia forest fires cost $5.2 billion

13 Dec 19 - The total damage and economic loss from forest fires in Indonesia this year amounts to at least $5.2 billion, says the World Bank.

Europe Green Deal will change whole economy

12 Dec 19 - Nearly every major aspect of the European economy is to be re-evaluated in light of the imperatives of the climate and ecological emergency, according to sweeping new plans set out by the European...


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