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Government stalls as carbon price hits high

13 Dec 18 - Record carbon prices have failed to convince the Government that the price cap should be lifted immediately.

Permanent forests become permanent fixture

13 Dec 18 - Permanent forests are to come into the Emissions Trading Scheme, but there’s no decision yet on recognising the carbon stored in timber products and whether landowners will be able to average out carbon stored in their forests.

Government announces wide ETS changes

Julie Anne Genter

12 Dec 18 - A cap on emissions, a system to manage carbon credits supply and prices, the inclusion of permanent forests, and the possibility of a price a price floor are the major changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme just announced by the Government.

Government eyes using ETS money to help farmers

12 Dec 18 - Using revenue from the Emissions Trading Scheme to fund carbon sequestration by farmers is one of the options the Government is considering as it opens discussion with other countries on ways of dealing with agricultural greenhouse gas emissions.

Our climate efforts 'highly insufficient'

12 Dec 18 - New Zealand’s efforts on climate change remain “highly insufficient” and consistent with twice the level of warming that scientists say we should not go beyond.

We must cut animal numbers, says new report

7 Dec 18 - Another report has confirmed that New Zealand cannot meet its Paris Agreement commitments without reducing the number of farm animals – and says that carbon prices up to $80 a tonne are needed to do it.

EDITORIAL: New UN report drops a bomb

28 Nov 18 - A report out today saying that global emissions are rising again because of economic growth should be the bomb needed to blast us out of our self-congratulatory complacency.


Hydrogen confuses Government, says National

28 Nov 18 - The National Party says the Government is “confused” over hydrogen technology and the use of natural gas.

Put food first and buy credits, says fertiliser firm

27 Nov 18 - New Zealand should keep producing food and buy international carbon credits to cover its greenhouse gas emissions, says fertiliser co-operative Ravensdown.

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.

Don't do a Rogernomics, warns enviro chief

Vicky Robertson

30 Oct 18 - Decarbonising the New Zealand economy cannot be a repeat of Rogernomics, says Environment Secretary Vicky Robertson.

Group wants climate action to save native species

25 Oct 18 - Tougher resource management rules and incentives to store carbon in native forests are among just-released recommendations to protect New Zealand’s native species from climate change.

NZ signs hydrogen agreement with Japan

24 Oct 18 - New Zealand and Japan are working together to transition away from a reliance on fossil fuels with the signing of an agreement on hydrogen, says energy minister Megan Woods.

New power group takes aim at finance system

23 Oct 18 - Key companies and government officials are joining forces to prepare New Zealand’s financial system for the low-carbon economy.

Air pollution growing threat, says new report

18 Oct 18 - Air pollution from vehicles and woodfires is affecting the climate and threatens the health of New Zealanders, a new report shows.

At last, we're beginning to talk like grown-ups

12 Oct 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Depending on your viewpoint, the world moved closer to – or further away from – climate destruction this week.

Why 6 per cent a year should get the job done

10 Oct 18 - Cutting global emissions by 6 per cent a year should keep warming to no more than 1.5deg, one of New Zealand’s top mathematicians has calculated.

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.

IPCC: Reaching 1.5deg is no easy task

8 Oct 18 - Keeping global warming to no more than 1.5deg is possible and sensible, but it will not be easy, the International Panel on Climate Change says.


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