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Good transport in, bad transport out

4 Apr 18 - Frequent, affordable public transport is in and highways are out as the government battles to get New Zealand’s runaway transport emissions under control.

NZ still sets the pace in world of trading schemes

1 Mar 18 - Fifteen per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions are now covered by trading schemes.

OPINION: Biofuels not easy, but worth the effort

27 Feb 18 - Biofuels, liquid and gaseous, will have a role to play in moving towards net zero greenhouse gas emissions by around mid-century in both New Zealand and globally, says Professor Ralph Sims.

AirNZ eyes paying landowners to plant trees

22 Nov 17 - Air New Zealand wants to set up a private afforestation scheme under the Emissions Trading Scheme to offset some of its greenhouse gas emissions.

Do it differently to ensure markets do their job

8 Nov 17 - Carbon markets need to do things differently to avoid the mistakes of the Kyoto Protocol, a market watchdog says.

Brisbane aims to be centre for aviation biofuel

6 Oct 17 - Brisbane is set to become a hub for sustainable aviation fuel under an agreement between Virgin Australia and United States-based biofuel producer Gevo.

FUEL FACT: We're burning more oil than ever

8 Sep 17 - New Zealand is burning more oil than ever, despite pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions.


Airlines' offsetting doesn't add up, says Consumer NZ

23 Aug 17 - Carbon offsetting by the two major domestic airlines operating in New Zealand doesn’t fully reflect carbon emissions caused by air travel, says Consumer New Zealand.

Climate change promises rough ride for airlines

19 Apr 17 - By TIM RADFORD | Keep that seat belt buckled − it could be a bumpy flight. New research predicts that severe clear air turbulence in the stratosphere could increase by 149 per cent because of...

Companies queue to supply Air NZ with biofuels

17 Mar 17 - Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia say they now have a shortlist of companies to supply them with biofuels.

Biofuels mix could see end of chemtrails in the sky

16 Mar 17 - Mixing biofuels into aviation gas cuts chemtrails, new research shows.

Aviation industry acts to reduce aircraft emissions

7 Mar 17 - The aviation industry is the first sector to introduce a global design standard on emissions.

Flight to greener aviation fuel has hit turbulence

The Airbus 319 burns 640 gallons of fuel per hour | Nordroden

1 Mar 17 - When it comes to reducing carbon emissions, one of the biggest hurdles is the world’s addiction to flying.

Liquid hydrogen could fuel future air travel

1 Mar 17 - Liquid hydrogen might be the solution to the thorny problem of sustainable air travel.

Europe takes tough line on shipping emissions

27 Feb 17 - The European Parliament has lost patience with shipping industry inaction over climate change and has outlined plans to include vessels in its Emissions Trading System.

Tourism can make the world cleaner and greener

7 Feb 17 - OPINION | Tourism can be a force for good – depending how you do it, say World Tourism Organisation director-general TALEB RIFAI, United Nations Environment executive-director ERIK SOLHEIM and UNFCCC...

Electric vehicles drive to overtake biofuels

25 Jan 17 - By 2040, the number of electric cars in the world could have reached 715 million, says the International Energy Agency.

How NZ could become biofutures powerhouse

Brian Cox

5 Dec 16 - New Zealand could easily become a Queensland-style biofutures superpower, local industry leaders say.

NZ signs up with global carbon pricing group

2 Dec 16 - New Zealand has joined a World Bank group promoting carbon pricing.


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