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TEN YEARS AGO...

Friday - Ten years ago, Trade Me was being test-driven as a site for selling carbon credits.

EMISSIONS DOWNER: We must make them lower

Wednesday - New Zealand's greenhouse gas emissions could be about a fifth lower this year than last year because of covid-19, an international science consortium says.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $34.05

Wednesday - Spot NZUS opened at $33.90 bid and $34.50 offered this morning after last fixing at $34.05.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $34.05

Tuesday - Spot NZUs opened at $34 bid and $34 offered this morning after last fixing at $34.05.

John Kerry backs new carbon-price ETF

Tuesday - John Kerry is betting that Wall Street will succeed where governments failed in the fight against climate change.

RGGI cuts carbon and helps kids to breath

Tuesday - With Virginia and Pennsylvania clamoring to join, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, affectionately known as RGGI (pronounced “Reggie”), is becoming the coolest climate club on the United States East Coast.

Carbon sets yet another price record

31 Jul 20 - Spot NZUs are through $34 as they continue to smash records.


Country's climate change costs are climbing

30 Jul 20 - Climate change is now swallowing the lion’s share of the Government’s environmental spending, prompting suggestions we should have a dedicated Climate Change Ministry.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $33.15

29 Jul 20 - Spot NZUs opened at $33.10 bid and $33.20 offered on the CommTrade platform this morning, after last fixing at $33.15.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $33.10

28 Jul 20 - Spot NZUs opened at $32.80 bid and $33.30 offered on the CommTrade platform this morning, after last fixing at $33.10.

Big emitters marshall carbon forces in Australia

27 Jul 20 - Companies responsible for 14 per cent of Australia’s industrial emissions are coming together to figure out how to decarbonise the sector.

Domestic carbon prices continue to climb

23 Jul 20 - Domestic carbon prices hit another record yesterday, with spot NZUs trading at $33.55.

Carbon prices climb to new high

22 Jul 20 - New Zealand carbon prices continue their record run and are set to go higher, if Europe is anything to go by.

Landfill costs will soar as dumping hits home

15 Jul 20 - The cost of dumping waste in landfills will rise as the Government tries to tackle the country’s mounting rubbish problem.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

14 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, forest owners were testing TradeMe as a platform for selling carbon credits.

Carbon falls on smelter news

Tiwai Point smelter

10 Jul 20 - Carbon prices have reacted to yesterday’s news that one of the country’s biggest electricity users and emitters of greenhouses gases is shutting up shop.

CARBON CUTS: Smelter signals end of aluminium emissions

Stew Hamilton

9 Jul 20 - One of New Zealand’s biggest greenhouse gas emitters is closing operations in New Zealand, potentially cutting the country’s missions by more than 1.5 million tonnes a year.

Carbon climbs to another new high

9 Jul 20 - New Zealand carbon prices are at a new high – but sellers are still not coming to the party.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

9 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, heavy-emitting industries became eligible for free carbon credits for the first time. New Zealand Steel was the biggest beneficiary that year, receiving nearly half a million NZUs.


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