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Toyota reveals plan to turn trucks into emissions-free 'power plants'

Today 9:00am - Portable emissions-free “power plants” could soon hit the road under plans by Toyota to fit some of the company’s light-duty trucks with hydrogen fuel cells that can generate electricity.

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Today 9:00am - Entries for the in the Sustainable Business Awards close tomorrow.

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Thursday - Saturday is the last day for entries for the new resilience-in-a-crisis category in the Sustainable Business Awards.

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Wednesday - Ten years ago, HBSC was predicting that by 2020, electric vehicles would be a bigger global market than renewable energy.

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Wednesday - Treasury will release the Pre-Election Fiscal Update, aka the Prefu, today.

Using rocket science to green transport

Tuesday - French energy company Engie is teaming up with aerospace firm the ArianeGroup to steal a march on its rivals in the hydrogen production business, by drawing on expertise gained through Europe’s space programme.

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Tuesday - Tomorrow is Prefu day – the day Treasury releases the Pre-Election Fiscal Update.


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Monday - The Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Update – aka the Prefu – will be released on Wednesday.

How the pandemic lockdown slashed our greenhouse gas emissions

11 Sep 20 - New Zealand’s first covid-19 pandemic lockdown slashed the country’s consumption of oil to the lowest level since 1998, taking emissions of greenhouse gases from fuels to their lowest point in more...

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11 Sep 20 - Sunday is Writ Day, when the Governor General will issue formal instruction for the October 17 general election to be held.

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10 Sep 20 - Auckland Council’s climate committee meets today, as does Greater Wellington’s environment committee.

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9 Sep 20 - Dates for the Environmental Defence Society’s Climate Change and Business Conference have been changed.

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8 Sep 20 - Greater Wellington Regional Council’s transport committee meets today.

Biofuels maker says policies needed to cut carbon

7 Sep 20 - Fuel retailer Z Energy says direct intervention is the fastest and most effective way to decarbonise the transport sector.

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7 Sep 20 - The Bioenergy Association holds an online session tomorrow on bioenergy’s role in the emerging circular economy.

Aviation emissions nearly doubled in two decades

7 Sep 20 - Flying is responsible for 3.5 per cent of global emissions, scientists say in new research.

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4 Sep 20 - The 52nd Parliament will be dissolved on Sunday, ready for the general election on October 17.

TEN YEARS AGO...

3 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, some companies were handing carbon credits to fuel companies because it was cheaper than paying what the companies were charging.

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3 Sep 20 - Environment Canterbury’s transport committee meets today.


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