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Westpac Carbon Update

Westpac Carbon Update

Opening prices from the Westpac carbon desk

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8 Aug 14 - Latest indicative prices:

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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

NZUs hold $4.20

Today 9:00am - Monday was quiet for NZUs. OMFinancial reports:

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Carbon News Exclusive

In-depth locally researched news on the top issues.

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

Monday - The one-for-two deal that halves emitters’ carbon liabilities would be scrapped by a Labour government.

NZ First backs iwi $600m carbon claim

Mere Takoko ... getting smarter.

Monday - New Zealand First supports an iwi leaders’ bid to raise carbon prices.

Forest owners welcome return of grant scheme

Monday - Forest owners are welcoming the reinstatement of the Afforestation Grant Scheme – but say that lifting carbon prices would reverse deforestation overnight.

Ten more years is too late, says Nobel winner

Professor Yan T Lee ... out of 10, we're at 9.

Monday - Negotiating a global agreement to replace the Kyoto Protocol at climate change talks in Paris next year is critical to the survival of society, a visiting Nobel Prize-winning scientist says.

Labour vows to act on agriculture by 2016

25 Aug 14 - There is bad news for farmers, and good and bad news for industrial emitters under Labour’s climate change policy, released yesterday.

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Foresters like look of climate commission

Monday - Forest owners like the Labour Party's plan to set up an independent climate commission.

We're going off grid ... surely but slowly

Monday - New Zealanders might be slow at adopting alternative electricity generation, but it does threaten the existing centralised model, a new report says.

Policy wobbles could slow renewable energy growth

Monday - Power generation from renewable sources such as wind, solar and hydro grew strongly last year, reaching almost 22 per cent of global generation, says the International Energy Agency.

Canadian batteries get NZ approval

Monday - Eco Alkalines household batteries are carboNZero.

Worldwide, public shows its support for renewables

Monday - Public support for renewable energies across the world continues to grow, particularly in more advanced economies − with solar power being especially popular.

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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

Sarawak’s logging roads would go round the Earth … twice

Once were jungle ... a spider-web of logging roads in the Baram River area of northern Sarawak.

Monday - Sarawak’s logging companies, known for their unsustainable practices, have...

Economy changes fuel Spain's fire dangers

25 Aug 14 - Climate change is gradually turning Spain into a fire zone – but it’s also the...

Register holds 150 million NZUs

11 Aug 14 - More than 150 million NZUs are being held in accounts in the Emissions Units...

Greens have a tempting carbon tax idea

11 Aug 14 - A carbon price is still the best and fairest way to achieve emissions cuts, but...

Science eyes role of water in beating climate change

11 Aug 14 - Should we pick and choose our climate strategies based on how water-wise they...

Spot NZUs at $3.95

6 Aug 14 - A very quiet day for carbon yesterday. OMFinancial reports:

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Energy

Business gleans ideas at small islands forum

Monday - Small island states offer opportunities for genuine and sustainable business...

Australian transport stuck in the energy queue

Monday - Australia has scored poorly in the energy efficiency of its land transport, and...

Water levels rank with soccer scores in drying Brazil

Monday - Outside the semi-arid area of the north-east, Brazilians have never had to...

The fact is we're making the emissions problem worse

Monday - Challenging news for those climate campaigners who believe that renewable...

Aviation a microcosm of the emissions problem

Monday - No matter what the aviation industry does to reduce emissions, it will be...

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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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