Carbon News - Intelligence for the carbon market

News Direct

Submit your news directly to editor@carbonnews.co.nz

Hamilton cyclists in for a smoother ride

Today 11:30am - Media Release - People on bikes are set for a smoother ride through the city with the introduction of specialist sweeping machines, made specifically for cycle lanes.

Two new cycle bridges over Northern Motorway

Today 11:30am - Media Release - The opening of two bridges over Auckland’s Northern Motorway is the last link of a cycling and walking route which provides a safe, active alternative for students and commuters, Transport Minister Michael Wood said yesterday.

IGCC 2021 Climate Awards entries are open

The judging panel, who have generously committed their time and expertise to assess the applications: Don Henry AM (Chair), Robert Fowler, Elaine Prior & Talieh Williams.

Friday - Media Release - The Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) is excited to announce the Climate Awards are now open for entries.

Greenpeace calls foul on AB's Ineos sponsorship

Thursday - Media Release - Greenpeace is calling foul on NZ Rugby’s decision to sign a sponsorship deal with the oil and plastic polluting petrochemical giant INEOS.

Earth overshoot day

Thursday - Media Release - It's Earth Overshoot Day again. Two years ago it was 26th July, last year, mostly due to Covid, Earth Overshoot Day was 22nd August, so globally the situation has slightly improved.

Campaign to save urban trees launched

Photo Credit: RNZ

27 Jul 21 - Media Release - A new campaign to stop the cutting down of mature trees in New Zealand’s cities has launched today.

Coal not the way forward for Southland: NGOs

Faux electric coal for the nostalgia buffs

23 Jul 21 - Media Release - Environmental NGOs wrote to Southland District Council yesterday expressing deep concern over the Council’s decision to grant an access arrangement to New Brighton Collieries Limited (NBCL), an overseas owned company, for coal exploration in the Ohai forestry area.


Mercedes-Benz prepares to go all-electric

23 Jul 21 - Media Release - Mercedes-Benz is getting ready to go all electric by the end of the decade, where market conditions allow. Shifting from electric-first to electric-only, the world's preeminent luxury...

Fully renewable energy feasible for Samoa: Otago study

23 Jul 21 - Media Release - The future of Samoa’s electricity system could go green, a University of Otago study has shown.

Canterbury engineers working on carbon negative hydrogen

University of Canterbury Chemical and Process Engineers Professor Shusheng Pang (left) and Associate Professor Alex Yip.

21 Jul 21 - Media Release - University of Canterbury engineering researchers are developing a carbon-neutral – even carbon-negative – way to create clean ‘green’ hydrogen to power our world more sustainably.

Return of the giants

Daran Ponter (left) and Chris Maclean

21 Jul 21 - Media Release - “It's great to see the return of these forest giants,” commented Daran Ponter, Chair of Greater Wellington, as he planted the first of 300 kahikatea on the Mataihuka block at Queen...

Govt procurement goes green

20 Jul 21 - Media Release - A new All-of-Government (AoG) office supplies contract – used by over a thousand government agencies – focuses on low-waste, sustainable products, and will deliver tangible economic...

Proposed EU carbon tax will hurt poor countries: UN

19 Jul 21 - UN Media Release - Although a new European Union (EU) climate initiative unveiled on Wednesday could change global trade patterns to favour countries where production is relatively carbon efficient,...

Hydrogen agreement signed with Singapore

16 Jul 21 - Media Release - The signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation on low-carbon hydrogen with Singapore signals the start of greater collaboration between the two countries as they transition towards low...

National releases ute tax video

16 Jul 21 - Media Release - Leader of the Opposition Judith Collins says National’s ‘Demand the Debate’ campaign has received unprecedented support since its launch on Sunday and has today released a video...

Local offset company buys German firm

14 Jul 21 - Media Release - CarbonClick acquires German based sustainability app “Wonderflower”.

New EV fast-chargers for capital

14 Jul 21 - Media Release - Wellington City Council has secured almost half a million dollars in funding to roll out 30 electric vehicle (EV) fast-chargers across the capital.

Contact converts NZD$305m to Sustainability Linked Loans

13 Jul 21 - Media Release - Contact Energy (Contact) now has New Zealand’s largest group of Sustainability Linked Loans (SLLs) after converting its remaining NZD$305m of bank facilities to SLLs.

Nearly half of Kiwis would consider an electric car

12 Jul 21 - Media Release - New Zealand’s interest in electric cars is accelerating, according to new research by financial comparison site, Finder.


More in the News Direct Archive

Login







RSS Feeds

Carbon News RSS Feed
Click to get an RSS feed for the latest stories from all sections of the site.
News Direct RSS Feed
Click to get an RSS feed of stories this section only.
Your IP address: 3.236.84.188