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Carbon on a new six-year high

6 Nov 17 - New Zealand carbon has finally burst through the $19 barrier, after hovering teasingly below the mark since October's general election.

Credits in private accounts worth $2.1 billion

27 Jan 17 - Carbon credits sitting in private accounts are a $2.1 billion liability to the Government.

New data will help to identify storm risks

28 Jun 16 - Scientists have released new data that will help planners to identify the risks posed by floods and sea-level rise.

We've got 10,000 stories ... and a special deal for you

29 Apr 16 - Today we publish our 10,000th story – and to celebrate, we’re offering a one-day-only special on subscriptions.

We're going to cost a little more

31 Mar 16 - As announced earlier this year, Carbon News’ subscription prices will rise tomorrow, for the first time in eight years.

Why sea lions are not great fans of eco tourism

1 Mar 16 - Eco tourism might be good for business, but it can be bad for species like the New Zealand sea lion, new research shows.

Carbon getting busy, so we're coming to you daily

22 Feb 16 - Carbon News was founded in 2008 with a vision of a daily news service for a vibrant market.


Rising sea levels ... we've been there before

23 Nov 15 - Rising sea levels have been in the news lately, with the release of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s report into their likely impact on New Zealand. But while we tend to think of...

TPP has good news for environment

Nick Smith ... obligations

19 Oct 15 - Certification that goods are sustainably produced will become more common under the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, Environment Minister Nick Smith has told Parliament.

Worried health workers call for climate action

Photo Credit: On guard ...health workers concerned about climate

12 Oct 15 - Tens of thousands of New Zealand health workers are calling for New Zealand to take urgent action on climate change, which they say is a critical health issue.

NZ gives to help stop destruction of oceans

12 Oct 15 - New Zealand will contribute $1.8 million to help Pacific island nations to build resilience to ocean acidification as a result of climate change.

Climate threatens Pacific with seesaw sea levels

5 Oct 15 - Scientists say coasts and communities in the Pacific region face more extreme weather hazards as climate change magnifies the devastating El Niño effect.

English off on no-climate-talking tour

Bill English ... on tour.

13 Jul 15 - Finance Minister Bill English is heading to China – but he has no plans to discuss that country’s moves into carbon trading.

Climate gets claws into cats

13 Jul 15 - Climate change will make cats more of an environmental problem in New Zealand, new research suggests.

Quote of the week

Tau Henare

22 Jun 15 - “Even if you drive between here (Auckland) and Huntly you see these lovely beautiful rolling hills, it is green and I don’t take too much truck with people who continually say that we are selling a...

Our universities get a D for divestment

16 Feb 15 - New Zealand universities are among the worst in the world when it comes to divestment from fossil fuel investments, a new report says.

Iwi leaders lose climate change champion

Dr Apirana Mahuika ... influential.

9 Feb 15 - One of New Zealand’s most influential leaders on climate change has died.

It's time to take a good look at ourselves ...

27 Jan 15 - By editor ADELIA HALLETT.-This year, I’m putting my money where my mouth is.

It’s about more than talking the talk, says award winner

Murray Wu ... adding value.

22 Nov 13 - Sustainability makes good business sense – but talking the talk is not enough, says the winner of the supreme award in this year’s NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards.


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