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Westpac Carbon Update

Westpac Carbon Update

Opening prices from the Westpac carbon desk

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OMF Market Review

OMF Market Review

Daily New Zealand carbon market review from broker OMFinancial. OMF's live market prices service is here

Focus on certainty

Monday - National's grip on the government benches means certainty for the Emissions...

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In-depth locally researched news on the top issues.

Scientists plead for cuts to ballooning fossil fuel emissions

Monday - Scientists are calling for rapid cuts in the use of fossil fuels in the wake of data out today showing we have almost used up our fossil-fuel credit.

Political parties fail to get the sustainability message through

Jacqueline Ireland ... key messages missing.

Monday - New Zealanders’ support for a shift to a sustainable economy is growing, according to new research from Colmar Brunton.

If the PM doesn't worry about climate change, why should we?

John Key ... rich, so he must be right

Monday - New Zealanders are taking their cue on climate change from the Prime Minister, says social trends researcher Jill Caldwell.

Big business signs up with sustainability driver

Rachel Brown ... tipping point.

Monday - Some of New Zealand’s largest companies and organisations have signed up to a new international movement on sustainable business.

Why Kiwibank took its business to the kids

Monday - When Kiwibank wanted to know how to move beyond the first stage of being a sustainable business, it asked a bunch of 10-year-olds.

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Lord Stern ... high-quality growth.

Growth and greening now go together, says Stern study

Monday - Governments and businesses can now improve economic growth and reduce their carbon emissions together, says a major new report by a commission of global leaders.

... but critic says report fails to back up core message

Monday - A new report called Better Growth, Better Climate draws the seductive conclusion that “we can create lasting economic growth while also tackling the immense risks of climate change”.

Let's do for climate change what we did for apartheid, says Tutu

Desmond Tutu ... boycott call.

Monday - WORLD WEB: Largest-ever climate change march rolls through NYC * China cautious on fresh commitments ahead of climate change summit * Will the new EU Commission assure Europe’s leadership on...

Move over, Queensland, here comes the Great Sydney Reef

Monday - Welcome to tropical Sydney, where colourful surgeonfishes and parrotfishes are plentiful, corals have replaced kelp forests, and underwater life seems brighter, more colourful and all-round better....

Population explosion lowers chance of managing climate change

Monday - By TIM RADFORD.- New projections say the population of the planet will not stabilise at 9 billion sometime this century. In fact, there is an 80 per cent likelihood that, by 2100, it will reach at...

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CMS Carbon Commentary

CMS Carbon Commentary

Commentary from Carbon Market Solutions

NZU prices down again

1 Aug 14 - Spot NZUs sold down to $3.90 on decent volume – circa 50K. OMFinancial reports

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...

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Forestry News

How renewables can lead to prosperity and jobs

Monday - A new handbook shows how forward-looking communities around the world are...

Solid Energy needs extension of guarantee

Monday - Commercially troubled state coal miner Solid Energy requires an extension of a...

New York summit could be the turning point

16 Sep 14 - A United Nations chief dismayed at the lack of resolve toward the climate...

NZ needs to be in China now, says carbon trader

8 Sep 14 - New Zealand should be knocking on China’s door now if it wants to exploit huge...

New book exposes Malaysian logging crimes

Abdul Taib Mahmud ... timber fortune.

8 Sep 14 - An explosive new book about logging is about to rock Malaysia’s corridors of...

Labour vows to scrap emitters' one-for-two deal

1 Sep 14 - The one-for-two deal that halves emitters’ carbon liabilities would be scrapped...

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Energy

China goes up a gear but still has a lot of work to do

Monday - In the lead-up to the UN leaders’ summit on climate change...

LED street lights could be 50% cheaper

Monday - Installing LED lights in streets could halve energy consumption from street...

Drought now could be drought forever in California

Monday - Things could soon get worse for drought-hit California. New research predicts...

Pumped-up couple win energy award

David and Sarah Smith ... winners.

Monday - The switch to a gravity-feed water system has resulted in huge cost-savings for...

It's simple ... either you believe, or you don't

John Key ... has failed to listen.

16 Sep 14 - By editor ADELIA HALLETT.- Voters in this weekend’s general election face a...

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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...

Sustainability graduates make their mark

7 Mar 14 - Now in its fourth year, Otago Polytechnic’s Graduate Programmes in Sustainable...

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