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Shaw applauds China's work on climate change

Today 11:00am - China’s action on climate change makes New Zealand look like its “pussy-footing around”, says climate minister James Shaw.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $22.50

Today 11:00am - Spot NZUs opened at $22.20 bid and $22.50 offered this morning, after last fixing at $22.50.

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Meat and dairy set to pass oil as biggest polluter

Today 11:00am - Meat and dairy companies are on track to be the world’s biggest contributors to climate change, outpacing even the fossil fuel industry, according to a new report.

California's mega farms display their dark side

Today 11:00am - The floor of California's Central Valley is slumping, and there is arsenic in the tap water. It seems the two problems are connected.

Palau plans the fastest-ever shift to renewable energy

Today 11:00am - Palau plans to stop buying diesel and go 100 per cent solar by the end of 2019 - offering a blueprint for other Pacific nations to do the same.

UN and Google team up to monitor enviro damage

Today 11:00am - UN Environment and Google have joind forces to provide trackable data on human impacts on the environment.

Singapore battles addiction to plastic

Today 11:00am - The average Singaporean uses an unconscionable 13 plastic bags a day. With its only landfill site fast filling up, what are consumers and businesses doing to defuse the nation's plastic waste...

Burning of waste set to overtake recycling in England

Today 11:00am - England is on the brink of burning more of its rubbish in incinerators than it recycles for the first time, according to a new analysis.

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History says Bridges and Nats are talking hot air

18 Jun 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Is Opposition Leader Simon Bridges’ offer to work with the Government on climate change policy worth any more than a dodgy hot-air carbon credit?

Let's be clear - the future excludes fossil fuels

28 May 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Debate about the future of oil prospecting in New Zealand is ignoring one very important point - the world is facing an emissions crisis, and the future does not include...

One way or another, oil industry got the message

4 May 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Did the Government consult the oil industry before announcing there would be no new licences granted for oil and gas exploration?

One debate that's now over

27 Apr 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Debate about whether New Zealand can decarbonise without going bankrupt should now be over.

Ten years on, we're back where we began

19 Mar 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | When it comes to action on climate change, we’re pretty much back to where we were 10 years ago, when Carbon News started publishing.

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Mercury mission to convert hearts as well as minds

7 Mar 18 - Mercury has taken a step to inspire New Zealanders to embrace the future of...

Calix gets finance for carbon-captue project

1 Feb 18 - Australian technology company Calix says it has secured 3.4 million euros in...

Minesto eyes first ocean current electricity generation

24 Jan 18 - Swedish marine energy developer Minesto is intensifying activities in Taiwan to...

Mercury confirms Tesla battery for grid trial

23 Jan 18 - Tesla has been confirmed as the battery provider for Mercury’s scalable...

Auckland takes zero-waste world crown

6 Dec 17 - Auckland is one of 10 international cities honoured today at the C40 Cities...

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