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NZUs settle $6.75

Thursday - NZUs did not trade yesterday, with the market settling at $6.75. OMFinancial reports:

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Biofuel, e-cars and trees are the way we must go

Monday - New Zealand needs to embrace biofuels, electric vehicles and energy forests, and get rid of coal and gas-fired industrial processes if it wants to meet its 2050 emissions reduction commitment, officials have told the Government.

Our climate excuses don't wash, say enviro officials

John Key

Monday - The Government’s favourite defence for the failure of New Zealand to take meaningful action on climate change – that it’s a small country generating negligible greenhouse gas emissions – doesn’t...

China ups the pace, so the time to act is now

Professor Jonathan Boston

Monday - China’s commitment to pricing carbon throughout its economy from 2017 means that the rest of the world should now be factoring the cost of greenhouse gas emissions into business projections, says a...

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Global megatrends driving our energy changes

Monday - New Zealand’s energy sector is being transformed from a top-down centralised system to one that is much more interactive, yet also decentralised and fragmented, a new report says.

The climate change message is do something

Monday - New research into what motivates people to take action on climate change shows that promoting the benefits of doing something to address the problem is an effective communication tool.

NZ pushes for fisheries protection

Monday - New Zealand will push for greater protection of high-seas fisheries at an international conference in Chile this week.

Auction 2 could see contracts total worth $1b

Monday - The second round of Australia’s Emissions Reduction Fund auction may see up to $1 billion worth of contracts entered into for the delivery of emissions reductions from land-use and high-emitting...

Climate change threatens financial crash, says banker

Mark Carney

Monday - The world’s most influential banker says an orderly switch from fossil fuels to renewables is needed to avoid turmoil on world stock markets.

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Our farming economics are flawed, says economist

Peter Fraser

28 Sep 15 - Agricultural emissions can be cut without affecting profitability, according to...

Forests move centre stage in India’s climate plan

28 Sep 15 - India, the world’s third-largest polluter, is planning to balance development...

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Safer battery could spark investment in renewables

Monday - Researchers have developed a battery that uses a common food additive to enable...

Australian states threaten to go back to the future

Ian Hunter

Monday - China has added itself to the list of countries prepared to price carbon. Of...

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Green cleaners no better than water, says watchdog

7 Sep 15 - Manufacturers of laundry balls market them as an “environmentally friendly”...

Kia remains our only CarboNZero certified car company

7 Sep 15 - Kia is the only car company in New Zealand that has gained certification by...

Accounting for your Meridian bill takes Xero energy

7 Sep 15 - Xero and Meridian Energy have announced a partnership that will save Kiwi...

Coca-Cola meeting water marks

31 Aug 15 - Coca-Cola says it will meet its 2020 water replenishment goal – to return to...

Peace Park gets new plantings

31 Aug 15 - Making a difference to the environment is something the team at Crowne Plaza...

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