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OPINION: A dangerous political compromise

Monday - By SIR ALAN MARK | After decades of sitting on our hands, the simple the act of commissioning an inquiry into becoming a low-carbon economy has been hugely positive on public perception.

NZ backs Pacific call for UN to do more

6 Sep 18 - New Zealand is backing other Pacific nations calling for the United Nations to up its game over the security threats posed by climate change.

PRODCOM 1: Innovation key to our carbon future

4 Sep 18 - Carbon prices of $200 a tonne, the end of fossil-fuels and agriculture subject to carbon pricing are on the cards if the Government picks up a new report.

Government hears Paris pact means methane cuts

1 Aug 18 - The Paris Agreement cannot be met without cutting methane emissions, the Government has been told.

STATS SHOW: Shaw about to change the story

31 Jul 18 - Green Party co-leader James Shaw might be the climate minister, but itís in his statistics portfolio that he is about to change everything.

Latest ETS review kicks off next month

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

We don't want to be like Australia, says Vector

6 Jul 18 - One of the 53 big companies stepping up to publicly support the Zero Carbon Bill says it doesnít want New Zealandís climate policy to end up like that of Australia.


Don't bet on the future of our cars being electric

27 Jun 18 - The future of low-emissions transport is not necessarily electric, car makers are telling the Government.

OPINION: Let's charge the high-emitting vehicles

Alastair Davis

27 Jun 18 - By Toyota NZ chief executive ALASTAIR DAVIS | The Productivity Commissionís draft on the move to a low-carbon emission economy through a Zero Carbon Act is a sound report on what lies ahead.

Government might aim for more carbon cuts

25 Jun 18 - The Government might increase New Zealandís 2030 emissions reduction target.

History says Bridges and Nats are talking hot air

18 Jun 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Is Opposition Leader Simon Bridgesí offer to work with the Government on climate change policy worth any more than a dodgy hot-air carbon credit?

SIMON SAYS: We'll work for sensible solutions

15 Jun 18 - The National Party says it will work with the Government to establish a climate change commission.

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.

Kiwis question cow numbers and need for more farms

9 May 18 - Roughly half of the country thinks New Zealand has too many cows and nearly as many want a moratorium on new dairy conversions, a poll suggests.

NZ gets pat on the back in Bonn

7 May 18 - New Zealandís promise to be carbon-neutral by 2050 has earned it a rare positive mention in dispatches from Climate Action Tracker.

Open up carbon capture rules, says Prod Com

3 May 18 - All carbon capture and storage in New Zealand should qualify for credits under the Emissions Trading Scheme Ė no matter where the carbon comes from, the Productivity Commission says.

PROD COM REPORT: Nats to take a look

Todd Muller

27 Apr 18 - The Productivity Commissionís draft report will be high on the agenda for the National Partyís Bluegreens forum in Christchurch this weekend.

One debate that's now over

27 Apr 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Debate about whether New Zealand can decarbonise without going bankrupt should now be over.

We're getting more worried about climate change

26 Apr 18 - New Zealanders are more worried about climate change than they have been for six years.


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