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Today 10:00am - Simulated auctions of NZUs to test the new regime will be held tomorrow and on Thursday.

EDITORIAL: 202O - the year we got serious?

14 Dec 20 - Believe it or not, a 54 per cent rise in the price of NZUs this year does not make 2020 the year of the biggest gains.

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14 Dec 20 - A training course on how to take part in the first Government auction of carbon credits will be held on Thursday.

Australia will not be given speaking slot at climate summit, Morrison says

11 Dec 20 - Scott Morrison has signalled Australia will not be granted a speaking slot at a climate ambition summit this weekend, despite telling Parliament a week ago he would attend to “correct mistruths” about the Government’s heavily criticised record on emissions reduction.

Research spending doesn't match priorities - report

10 Dec 20 - There’s a serious mismatch between what New Zealand’s Government identifies as the most pressing environmental issues, including climate change and freshwater quality, and the investments in environmental research it actually makes.

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9 Dec 20 - Today is the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement on climate change – an event being marked by the group Parents for Climate Aotearoa (formerly Millions of Mothers) with a lunchtime toy picnic at Parliament.

Sage heads new environment committee

8 Dec 20 - Former conservation and associate environment minister Eugenie Sage will chair Parliament’s environment committee.


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8 Dec 20 - Greater Wellington Regional Council’s climate committee meets today.

Morrison yet to be granted speaking slot at weekend climate summit

8 Dec 20 - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison does not yet have a speaker’s spot at a global climate ambition summit this weekend, despite telling his parliament last week he intended to use an appearance...

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7 Dec 20 - Parliament sits tomorrow and Wednesday.

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4 Dec 20 - The Christchurch office of the Accident Compensation Corporation is the target of 350 Aotearoa’s fossil fuel-divestment campaign today.

Carbon-zero public sector could include State investments

3 Dec 20 - The Government will decide in March whether a carbon-neutral public service will include the State’s investment portfolios.

Yes, we shall (virtually) go to Glasgow next week

3 Dec 20 - Speculation New Zealand will be excluded from global climate talks next week appears to have been premature.

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3 Dec 20 - Climate activists from 350 Aotearoa take their action to the Accident Compensation Corporation’s head office in Molesworth St, Wellington today, as they try to convince the State-owned insurer to...

OPINION: Time to 'fess-up on our climate record

2 Dec 20 - Following today's planned climate emergency declaration, New Zealand will have to face up to the fact it has one of the worst climate records of industrialised nations.

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2 Dec 20 - Today is climate emergency day, when Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will move in Parliament that New Zealand declares a climate emergency.

Emergency means more action, business tells Govt

1 Dec 20 - Tomorrow’s expected declaration by Parliament of a climate emergency in New Zealand should see an immediate scaling-up of investment in climate change funding and policies, businesses are telling...

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1 Dec 20 - Climate activist organisation 350 Aotearoa will perform street theatre in the Octagon at lunchtime today in a bid to get the government-owned Accident Compensation Corporation to stop investing in...

Don't be too quick to dismiss the 'emergency'

30 Nov 20 - By PATTRICK SMELLIE | There was an outburst of skeptical tongue-clicking last Thursday when Climate Change Minister James Shaw announced New Zealand will this week declare a state of ‘climate...


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