Carbon News - Intelligence for the carbon market

Forestry

Ngai Tahu targets a million native trees

Tuesday - Ngai Tahu is planting a million native trees and converting some of its farms to horticulture as part of its strategy to deal with climate change.

Act or face financial crisis, warns leading banker

Adrian Orr

Friday - New central bank head Adrian Orr is warning of financial crisis and mass social unrest if the world doesn’t urgently address climate change.

Super fund joins in global pressure on companies

9 Jul 18 - New Zealand’s $39 billion public retirement fund is among major investors applying renewed pressure to carbon-intensive industries.

Get climate house in order, Trustpower tells Govt

26 Jun 18 - Energy company Trustpower says the Government needs to use “joined-up thinking” on climate change.

Our cities in the 30-year climate firing line

20 Jun 18 - New Zealanders are among the billions of city dwellers who will be hit by the impacts of climate change within three decades, a new report shows.

OPINION: If energy grew on trees

20 Jun 18 - By JONATHAN McKEOWN | It is always refreshing when structures and processes work as they were designed to. It’s an absolute triumph when it involves the public sector, an industry body and business.

Key report dangerously misleading, say Wise men

15 Jun 18 - A document likely to underpin the Government’s plans to decarbonise the economy is being called dangerously misleading.


Trust ticks off benefits of higher carbon prices

14 Jun 18 - Carbon prices of $50 to $350 a tonne by 2020 will drive investments in low-emissions development of Maori land, creating jobs and alleviating poverty along the way, the Government is being told.

Shaw invites Nats to work on Zero Carbon Act

James Shaw

12 Jun 18 - Climate minister James Shaw has invited the National Party to help him to draft the Zero Carbon Act.

At last, we get to see proposed ETS forestry rules

11 Jun 18 - The Government has finally released some of its proposed changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme’s forestry rules – but the sector won’t see the rest until the end of the year.

Parker to talk hydrogen energy in Japan

David Parker

11 Jun 18 - Developing a sustainable hydrogen energy industry will be on the agenda for talks between New Zealand and Japan this week.

ICCC to probe impact of oil and gas exploration

6 Jun 18 - The Interim Climate Change Committee will investigate the impact of further oil and gas exploration on New Zealand’s emissions reduction targets.

Northland iwi kicks off Billion Trees planting

31 May 18 - The first deal has been done under the Government’s Billion Trees programme.

Let's be clear - the future excludes fossil fuels

28 May 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Debate about the future of oil prospecting in New Zealand is ignoring one very important point - the world is facing an emissions crisis, and the future does not include...

Wood fuel benefits beg for attention, say backers

23 May 18 - New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions could be cut by more 640,000 tonnes a year by burning wood instead of coal in boilers in the Otago region alone.

Tax system must go green, says enviro group

17 May 18 - Another organisation is telling the Government to shift the tax burden from the production of private wealth to the consumption of public wealth, aka the environment.

Government pumps $15m into new forest service

11 May 18 - The Government will set aside an extra $15 million in next week’s Budget to boost the capacity of the new forestry fervice.

We're still talking electric locos, says minister

10 May 18 - KiwiRail says the new government hasn’t told it to reverse plans to replace electric locomotives on the Main Trunk Line with diesel engines.

Get ready for longer droughts, warn scientists

10 May 18 - New Zealand’s land-based primary industries need to get ready for more serious crop diseases as climate change causes longer droughts, warns new research.


More in the Forestry Archive

Login







Similar Searches

Timber,Lumber,Wood,Plantations

RSS Feeds

Carbon News RSS Feed
Click to get an RSS feed for the latest stories from all sections of the site.
Forestry RSS Feed
Click to get an RSS feed of stories this topic only.