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

The spread narrows

Friday - Around 60,000 NZUs changed hands between $6.70 and $6.80 yesterday. OMFinancial reports:

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Tiwai halves free credits, but still pockets $5m

Monday - Tiwai Point aluminium smelter owner New Zealand Aluminium Smelters last year received just half the number of free carbon credits it got the previous year.

New figures show foresters deserting tree-planting

Monday - More of New Zealand’s post-1989 plantation forests are outside the Emissions Trading Scheme than are in it.

Fishing industry faces quota system review

Monday - The Quota Management System for fisheries is to be reviewed.

We need to show off our quality seafood

Monday - New Zealand seafood needs a clear, New Zealand-branded validation scheme to take advantage of growing global demand for environmentally sustainable, natural, healthy food, Seafood New Zealand chair...

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Nelson talkfest to get serious about contaminants

Monday - Business, government and academic global leaders gather in Nelson this week to talk about the environmental impacts of manufactured contaminants.

Islamic climate experts urge 1.5° limit on warming

Monday - A far-reaching call to avoid runaway climate change and to build a more just and sustainable global society has been launched by Islamic leaders.

China’s carbon count is not as high as feared

Monday - The use of poor-quality coal in Chinese power plants means that the carbon dioxide emissions of the world’s biggest polluter are 10% less than previously thought.

If we want to eat tuna, we need to learn how to share

Monday - Amid growing demand for seafood, gas and other resources drawn from the world’s oceans, and growing stresses from climate change, QUENTIN HANICH examines some of the challenges and solutions for...

Sydney sets energy sights on saving $600 million

Monday - A new energy efficiency plan is set to save Sydney more than $600 million in power bills by 2030.

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Time to tap an underused energy source: wasted heat

Monday - Millions of people worldwide can’t afford to keep their homes warm, but few...

'Myopic focus' costing us climate change progress

17 Aug 15 - New Zealand might have reached the limits of its ability to exploit natural...

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Renewables raise challenge to coal in power league

Monday - Wind, solar and other renewable sources of clean energy are now second only to...

The quest to find sanitation solutions for Africa

Monday - In a bid to get closer to the Millennium Development Goal of halving the 2.5...

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Green Star rating widens field

3 Aug 15 - The Green Star building rating has been widened to include social and financial...

Canon opens grants programme

8 Jun 15 - Canon New Zealand is calling for not-for-profit organisations and schools...

Japan and Mongolia switch on to planting plan

8 Jun 15 - Panasonic’s international tree-planting project has hit Japan and China.

Artificial grass goes green

8 Jun 15 - Artificial grass just went green with Eco Lawn providing new eco-friendly...

Bank's Auckland office wins green accolade

18 May 15 - Innovative design and exemplary waste minimisation has helped BNZ to achieve a...

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