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NZ scientists work on safer batteries

Friday - New Zealand researchers have created a new plant-based electrolyte that could be the key to making safer and more environmentally friendly batteries.

Waste Management boosts sustainability

5 Nov 18 - Waste Management is to make sustainable procurement a priority.

Don't do a Rogernomics, warns enviro chief

Vicky Robertson

30 Oct 18 - Decarbonising the New Zealand economy cannot be a repeat of Rogernomics, says Environment Secretary Vicky Robertson.

Exploration ban sound signal, says forum chair

Matt Whineray

26 Oct 18 - Changes to the Crown Minerals Act that will see most new oil and gas exploration banned are the type of signals businesses need, says one of the people heading a ground-breaking finance sector project.

Dealers get the word on electric vehicles

26 Oct 18 - Need help deciding whether or not to buy an electric vehicle?

Group wants climate action to save native species

25 Oct 18 - Tougher resource management rules and incentives to store carbon in native forests are among just-released recommendations to protect New Zealandís native species from climate change.

NZ signs hydrogen agreement with Japan

24 Oct 18 - New Zealand and Japan are working together to transition away from a reliance on fossil fuels with the signing of an agreement on hydrogen, says energy minister Megan Woods.


New power group takes aim at finance system

23 Oct 18 - Key companies and government officials are joining forces to prepare New Zealandís financial system for the low-carbon economy.

MONDAY'S MESSAGE: Quite simply, it's up to us

3 Oct 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | One of the most important scientific papers ever produced will be released on Monday, and the ramifications for New Zealand could be huge.

Why all new buildings should be carbon-neutral

Nathan Surendran

20 Sep 18 - Requiring all new buildings to be carbon-neutral is the most cost-effective emissions-reduction action New Zealand can take, the Government is being told.

Beware of cherry-picking, study tells businesses

28 Aug 18 - Companies might be cherry-picking sustainability measures that make them look good, with greenhouse gas emissions one of the least-reported factors.

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.

Latest ETS review kicks off next month

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

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. Itís an absolute triumph when it involves the public sector, an industry body and business.

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.

NZ wants to see cuts in shipping emissions

9 Apr 18 - New Zealand is calling for deeper emissions cuts from the international shipping industry.

Here's why we need a carbon price cap of $100

Dr Roger Blakeley

29 Mar 18 - An immediate carbon price cap of $100 a tonne and a $25 price floor is needed if New Zealand is to be carbon-neutral by 2050, says former Environment Secretary Dr Roger Blakeley.

Z aims for A-plus in transition to new energy

Mike Bennetts

28 Feb 18 - Mike Bennetts is determined his company, Z Energy, will not have a Kodak moment.

Biofuels need backing of the nation, says Scion

27 Feb 18 - New Zealand could run its heavy vehicles on locally produced low-carbon biofuels Ė but only if the country decides collectively to act.


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