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Spot NZUs consolidate at $5.40

Today 12:00pm - NZUs closed untraded at $5.40. OMFinancial reports:

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Bill English ... suddenly silent.

English goes silent on carbon deficit costs

Monday - The Government is refusing to discuss what impact a 2030 carbon deficit will have on the economy – despite warnings from Treasury.

Climate expert: It's all smoke and mirrors, Mr Groser

Professor Ralph Sims ... minister is wrong.

Monday - New Zealand is using smoke and mirrors to meet its 2020 emissions reduction target, when it could get there by using clean heating and transport technologies, says one of our leading scientists.

Fossil fuel probe under way as NZ goes exploring

Monday - New Zealand is expanding oil and gas exploration at the same time as Britain probes the likely cost of stranded fossil-fuel assets.

We're facing a $3b carbon crisis ... and it could be worse

8 Dec 14 - New Zealand has a $3 billion carbon headache looming – and Treasury says that’s the conservative estimate.

The country needs a carbon budget, says pressure group

8 Dec 14 - A climate change lobby group is calling for a national carbon budget and legally binding emissions reduction targets.

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Spot NZUs hold the mid $5s

Wednesday - NZUs seesawed yesterday, opening at $5.40, dipping to $5.25, then climbing to $5.55, before closing at $5.50. OMFinancial reports:

Climate talks off on the rocky road to Paris

Monday - A deal struck in Lima between 196 nations today leaves open the possibility of saving the planet from dangerous overheating. But its critics say the prospects of success are now slim.

Carbon trade in Beijing tops 100 million yuan

Monday - Carbon trade volume in Beijing has reached 105 million yuan ($NZ21.8 million) since a carbon emissions trading scheme was launched in the city a year ago.

What did the Romans ever do for us? They left a water warning

Monday - As all good Monty Python fans know, water technologies feature large in the legacy of benefits left by Roman civilisation.

WORLD WEB: Meet the world’s greatest climate wrecker … Australia

SBS photo.

Monday - * Welcome to Planet Oz: Julie Bishop’s speech to Lima climate talks * Change of heart: Abbott government commits $200m to Green Climate Fund * Cutting carbon a good business opportunity, private...

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CMS Carbon Commentary

CMS Carbon Commentary

Commentary from Carbon Market Solutions

Our ETS is working ... but is it effective?

4 Apr 14 - IS THE Emissions Trading Scheme working and will it be more effective after the...

Turmoil across the Tasman will be felt here

21 Feb 14 - By WAYNE KING. Australia’s media is drip-feeding news and commentary on the...

Market poised to move higher?

18 Feb 14 - A day of consolidation yesterday, as Spot NZUs fixed at $3.37 on CommTrade....

What was going on at the Warsaw climate conference

29 Nov 13 - The Warsaw climate change conference opened as super typhoon Haiyan, the...

Why it's important that we do our bit

15 Nov 13 - With COP19 under way in Warsaw, CARBON MARKET SOLUTIONS looks at the background...

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Forestry News

Groser has a cunning plan (but he won't say what it is)

Tim Groser ... pushing the envelope.

8 Dec 14 - Climate Change Minister Tim Groser says New Zealand will “push the envelope” on...

Fitzsimons putting her money where her heart is

Jeanette Fitzsimons ... wise investing.

1 Dec 14 - Due diligence in investments has a slightly different connotation for retired...

Scientists find new fuel job for sawdust

1 Dec 14 - Researchers at KU Leuven’s Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis, in...

Govt slammed for weak climate fund contribution

Kennedy Graham ... NZ weak.

24 Nov 14 - The Government is under fire for the size of its contribution to a global fund...

Climate change too far down Labour's list

Andrew Little ... climate in the background.

24 Nov 14 - By editor ADELIA HALLETT.- New Labour Party leader Andrew Little appears to...

New shadow minister eyes climate change priorities

Megan Woods ... it just is.

24 Nov 14 - Labour's new climate change and environment spokesperson says there's never...

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Energy

UN launches new coalition to promote renewable energy

Monday - The launch of a new coalition spearheaded by the United Nations Environment...

Australia takes action on energy market reform

Monday - The Australian Government is leading a new focus on reforms to put downward...

Our new energy mix is a game-changer, says India

Monday - While the political spotlight focused on the world’s two biggest polluters...

Bank of England probes risk of fossil fuel assets

Monday - In a move that’s likely to cause consternation in some of the world’s most...

Spotlight turns on roadway illumination

Monday - Local authorities are out to halve the energy and cost involved in lighting...

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Environment projects win financial boost

8 Dec 14 - A travelling caravan collecting environmental pledges, an inner-city school...

You'll never run out of printer paper

25 Aug 14 - A printer which reuses the same paper over again has won Toshiba two awards

Canon offers environment prizes

18 Aug 14 - Canon New Zealand is calling for Kiwis to get creative and apply for its annual...

CRL Energy wins environment award

1 Aug 14 - CRL Energy is the winner of the 2014 Minerals West Coast Environment...

Evolution show home opens in the south

20 Jun 14 - Award-winning Rilean Construction this week unveiled its first energy-efficient...

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