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Political uncertainty the enemy of carbon markets

4 Jul 17 - Lack of political certainty is damaging the effectiveness of carbon markets, says new research.

Humans better at rapid change than we think

4 May 17 - A new study provides evidence that humans are capable of radically altering the world around us, and offers hope in the face of climate change.

Will blazing a low-carbon path pay off for California?

20 Feb 17 - President Trump has made it clear he intends to dismantle the Obama administration’s policies for reducing US greenhouse gas emissions.

Australia’s energy grid can't handle extreme heat

13 Feb 17 - Australia’s energy system must be overhauled to ensure reliable power in the face of severe heatwaves and other extreme climate change-driven weather, says the Climate Council.

Linking carbon market would be a clever move

1 Feb 17 - New Zealand could cut the cost of meeting its international emissions reductions targets by linking its carbon market to emerging markets in Asia.

Hybrid cars join emissions reporting regime

16 Dec 16 - Hybrid cars have been brought into the voluntary greenhouse gas report regime for the first time.

Anxious oil countries look at low-carbon future

13 Dec 16 - Squeezed budgets and rising energy demand will significantly heighten the demand and use of renewable and energy efficiency technologies across the Middle East, says a new white paper.


ZERO EMISSIONS: Study will show us how to do it

Paul Sammon

9 Dec 16 - An international economist is in New Zealand preparing a report on how the country can cut all greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Takanini joins e-charger network

9 Dec 16 - Auckland’s southern-most public electric vehicle charger has opened in Takanini.

Anxious investors plead for clear climate policy

Emma Herd

6 Dec 16 - Australian investors want clear climate policy that delivers certainty – and access to international carbon markets, says the Investor Group on Climate Change.

Trump can't stop rising use of fossil fuels

Pete Kiernan

30 Nov 16 - Climate policies will keep chipping away at fossil fuels’ role as the mainstay of global energy use, despite Donald Trump’s appointment as United States president in 2017, according to a new report...

World needs major emissions cuts by 2020, says report

17 Nov 16 - All key sectors– including commercial agriculture – must have major emissions cuts under way by 2020 if the world is to keep global warming within the Paris Agreement’s 1.5deg limit, a new report...

We can’t bet on renewable energy to save the world

9 Nov 16 - The Paris climate agreement has now officially come into force most people have hailed it as a huge success and a significant milestone in our quest to limit the effects of global climate change.

Government prepares for 2030 carbon price of $152

8 Nov 16 - The Government is pricing carbon into its forward projections at up to $152 a tonne in 2030.

Climate change momentum begins today with Marrakech

8 Nov 16 - The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Marrakech has started - just three days after the Paris Agreement entered into force.

Freight operators can make huge savings, says expert

4 Oct 16 - Planning and co-operation could see the freight sector cut greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent, says an international expert.

How companies get smart about climate change

15 Sep 16 - The Paris Agreement not only signalled social change but also sent the market a strong signal to move away from carbon-intensive investment.

Modified wood aims to save forests from the axe

15 Sep 16 - A hardwood substitute has been developed to effectively end the need to log native forests.

Sugarcane waste takes on new powers

23 Aug 16 - Sugarcane waste is to be turned into power in new biomass plants in the Philippines.


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