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China slams European border levy proposal

Today 11:45am - Chinese President Xi Jinping slammed the European Union’s plan for a carbon border levy in a call with the leaders of France and Germany on Friday (16 April), according to state media.

Bursting the climate bubble

Bursting the climate bubble

Monday - The government missed an opportunity to transition to a more sustainable future with the opening of the trans-Tasman bubble today, according to two academics.

10 YEARS AGO...

Monday - Ten years ago, the then British High Commissioner, Tony Clemson, was criticising New Zealand for not doing enough about climate change. The more things change... British High Commission first secretary TONY CLEMSON in a personal view, countries are going low-carbon and getting ready to reap the financial rewards. But not New Zealand

New climate indices launched

14 Apr 21 - MEDIA RELEASE - Scientific Beta launches unique series of pure climate indices that translates companies' climate performance and alignment engagement into portfolio decisions

AA calls for ETS revenues to be spent on green transport solutions

13 Apr 21 - The AA has called on the government to spend revenue raised from the ETS on reducing transport emissions or mitigating the effects of climate change.

France's e-bikes for clunkers scheme

13 Apr 21 - France is offering the owners of old, exhaust-belching cars the opportunity to hand over their vehicles for scrap in return for a 2,500 euro grant to buy an electric bicycle.

Unions call for a just transition

12 Apr 21 - Unions are calling for large-scale public investment as part of a “just transition” to a carbon-zero future in their submissions to the Climate Commission’s draft report.


EU carbon tariffs discriminatory - developing nations say

12 Apr 21 - European Union plans to impose taxes on carbon at its border are “discriminatory” and unfair to developing nations, ministers from Brazil, South Africa, India and China have warned.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $37.02

7 Apr 21 - SPOT NZUs opened at $36.80 bid and $37.20 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $37.02.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $37.00

6 Apr 21 - Spot NZUs opened at $36.80 bid and $37.80 after fixing at $37.00.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $36.90

1 Apr 21 - Spot NZUs opened at $36.80 bid and $37.20 offered, after last fixing $36.90.

'We hear you,' Govt tells worried manufacturers

31 Mar 21 - The country’s largest building company is calling for tariffs to protect local manufacturers from unfair competition from imports with higher carbon footprints – and the Government says it is...

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $37.00

31 Mar 21 - Spot NZUs opened at $36.80 bid and $37.20 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $37.00.

Reserve Bank calls for Govt lead on green bonds

30 Mar 21 - Government intervention is likely to be needed to encourage greater investment in green bonds, the Reserve Bank says.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $37.00

30 Mar 21 - Spot NZUs opened at $37.00 on CommTrade this morning.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $37.05

29 Mar 21 - Spot NZUs opened at $36.90 bid and $37.10 offered on CommTrade this morning after last fixing at $37.05.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $37

26 Mar 21 - Spot NZUs opened at $38.80 bid and $37.10 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $37.00.

Canada will keep its carbon tax

26 Mar 21 - Canada's national carbon tax will remain intact after the country's Supreme Court ruled in favour of its legality.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $36.95

25 Mar 21 - Spot NZUs opened at $36.80 bid and $37.10 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $36.95.


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