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Nats vow to fight farm emissions moves

Today 11:00am - The National Party says it will continue to oppose bringing agricultural emissions into the Emissions Trading Scheme.


David Carter

Today 11:00am - Ten years ago, the Government didn’t want to talk about the potential for forest owners to sell credits overseas.

It's your job to care for the world, directors hear

Friday - Directors should bear as much personal responsibility for the environmental damage their companies cause as they now do for the health and safety of their workers, the Government has been told.


Thursday - Ten years ago, one of the world’s largest carbon traders decided it would set up shop in New Zealand after all.

Auckland lays out plan to combat climate crisis

Wednesday - Auckland Council has unveiled a plan it says will prepare the city to cope with the impacts of climate change and cut its emissions.


Wednesday - Ten years ago, a Japanese bank bought New Zealand AAUs in what was the world’s first international trade in Kyoto Protocol forestry units.


11 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, experts were saying that a quarter of the world’s fossil-fuel emissions could be offset by changing the way we farm.

Farmers not alone in methane mix, say Nats

10 Jun 19 - The farming sector isn’t the only industry that should be targeted for methane reductions, the National Party says.


7 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, forest owners were excited by news that the United States would allow companies to use international forestry credits to help to offset their greenhouse gas emissions.

Only one firm signs up to investor guidelines

6 Jun 19 - Just one New Zealand company has signed up to international guidelines on disclosing climate exposure to investors.


5 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry was telling farmers to get with the programme on climate change.


4 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, the Government announced the establishment of an international research centre to find ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.

Well-managed soils make better carbon stores

4 Jun 19 - Soils could store more carbon if they were managed better, scientists say.

$100 million Green fund ready to invest

Cecilia Tarrant

30 May 19 - The Government’s $100 million Green Investment Finance fund says it is about to start investing.

OPINION: Plundering the planet

Brian Easton

30 May 19 - By BRIAN EASTON | Can we consume limited resources forever? Is economic growth just a Ponzi scheme in which we borrow from the future? Is economic growth as we know it coming to an end?

Why scarred millennials want to punish business

29 May 19 - Years of economic uncertainty, growing inequality and fear of an inhospitable planet have created two generations prepared to punish companies whose motives they suspect, a new survey shows.

Big emitters get together and make a plan

28 May 19 - New Zealand’s trade-exposed industrial emitters – who between them are given more than five million free carbon credits a year – have produced a plan to help to cut the country’s greenhouse gas...

Protesters again take aim at mining industry

Photo Credit: Carbon News

27 May 19 - The mining sector is positioning itself as part of the solution to climate change, as protesters gear up to disrupt the industry’s annual gathering this week.

Could your idea save the world?

27 May 19 - Got an idea to save the world? It might just qualify for support under a new billion-dollar scheme.

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