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At last, a new deal on the table for forestry

Today 11:00am - The Government has finally unveiled its proposals for changing the way forestry is treated under the Emissions Trading Scheme – including a proposal for new permanent forestry provisions.

Experts predict the arrival of Hothouse Earth

8 Aug 18 - Allowing the world to warm by even 2deg could threaten the existence of humans.

Economy needs new growth path, says Robertson

8 Aug 18 - More details of the Government’s new “well-being” approach to setting the nation’s budget are emerging.

How ignoring climate change will cost us billions

7 Aug 18 - Unchecked climate change will cost New Zealand nearly $6 billion a year in lost earnings, researchers have calculated.

Don't force carbon-risk disclosure, says board

6 Aug 18 - Carbon-risk disclosure by companies should not be prescriptive, the External Reporting Board is warning.

Bridges ignores climate change in party address

30 Jul 18 - National Party leader Simon Bridges is promising to have “the best ideas” on the environment.

Companies climate-aware but quiet on carbon risk

27 Jul 18 - Most New Zealand companies are not disclosing their carbon risk – despite ranking the environment and climate change as their top priorities, a new survey shows.


Taranaki Maori make stand against oil and gas

25 Jul 18 - Maori in Taranaki say they will oppose climate-damaging activities like oil and gas extraction and intensive farming.

Big investors call for low-carbon roadmap

25 Jul 18 - New Zealand and Australian investors with $10 trillion worth of assets are calling for a suite of policies to direct finance into the low-carbon economy.

Parties eye early start to zero-carbon talks

23 Jul 18 - Cross-party talks on the Zero Carbon Bill could be under way within a month.

Shaw applauds China's work on climate change

20 Jul 18 - China’s action on climate change makes New Zealand look like its “pussy-footing around”, says climate minister James Shaw.

Spotlight goes on NZ climate aid to Pacific

19 Jul 18 - New Zealand’s support for Pacific countries threatened by climate change will be under the spotlight in Fiji next week.

Latest ETS review kicks off next month

18 Jul 18 - Consultation on the next review of the Emissions Trading Scheme will start next month.

Ngai Tahu targets a million native trees

17 Jul 18 - 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.

Banks face divestment pressure from councils

16 Jul 18 - Banks can expect pressure from the country’s largest urban authorities to get their money out of fossil-fuel investment.

Act or face financial crisis, warns leading banker

Adrian Orr

13 Jul 18 - New central bank head Adrian Orr is warning of financial crisis and mass social unrest if the world doesn’t urgently address climate change.

Big Business makes public climate promises

12 Jul 18 - Details of support for the Zero Carbon Bill by businesses responsible for half the country’s greenhouse gas emissions have emerged today.

Farmers like the idea of opting in to ETS

Andrew Hoggard

12 Jul 18 - Farmers could be interested into opting into the Emissions Trading Scheme – if the settings are right.

Let farmers opt in to ETS, says regional council

11 Jul 18 - Farmers should be able to opt into the Emissions Trading Scheme so they can get credit for introducing climate-friendly practices, says the Greater Wellington Regional Council.


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