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We're not ready for droughts and rising seas

6 Dec 18 - New reports on drought and sea-level rise highlight New Zealand’s lack of preparation for the impacts of climate change.

Campaigners take aim at NZ-owned banks

22 Nov 18 - Three New Zealand-owned banks are the new targets of anti-fossil-fuel campaigners.

Why the new economy needs a financing plan

21 Nov 18 - New Zealand needs an impact investment plan to push financing of the new economy, says a report out today.

How we'll pay for National's mismanagement

Dr Murray McClintock

12 Nov 18 - Climate mismanagement under the National government means New Zealand will have to use international carbon credits to meet its emissions reduction targets, says a leading carbon forestry executive.

Air NZ paves way for electric aircraft

9 Nov 18 - Air New Zealand is preparing the way to operate hybrid planes on its domestic regional routes.

IPCC: Farming and tourism put on notice

8 Oct 18 - The International Panel on Climate Change’s 1.5deg report delivers a wake-up call for two of New Zealand’s biggest industries – agriculture and tourism.

Ministry likes look of targeted green taxes

26 Sep 18 - The Ministry for the Environment says it likes environmental taxes – especially for dealing with climate change and water problems.


Growth fund should back biofuel, says jet group

27 Aug 18 - The Government’s Provincial Growth Fund should be backing production in New Zealand of biofuel, says one of the players in a biojet consortium.

Carbon trading support sits at 50%, says survey

23 Aug 18 - Half of New Zealanders support carbon trading as a way of cutting the country’s greenhouse gas emissions, a survey shows.

Air New Zealand sees benefits in simplified ETS

2 Aug 18 - More native trees would be planted if the Emissions Trading Scheme were simplified, says Air New Zealand.

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...


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