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Friday - Spot NZUs opened at $19.20 bid and $19.30 offered this morning, after last fixing at $19.20.
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Shaw commits NZ to leading on climate challenge

Friday - New Zealand has just committed itself on the world stage to being carbon-neutral by 2050 and being a Pacific leader on climate change.

NZ signs up to cut methane and black carbon

Friday - New Zealand has signed up to a plan to cut methane and black carbon emissions from agriculture and waste.

Global pledge to phase out coal gets full backing of NZ

Friday - New Zealand is part of a new alliance launched at the Bonn climate talks that hopes to signal the end of coal.

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Carbon markets back in vogue at Bonn

Friday - Carbon markets have become a vital piece of common ground for defenders of the climate. The tool is gradually extending around the world, bringing with it higher revenues.

Indigenous groups win greater climate recognition

Friday - Indigenous groups claimed a victory at the Bonn climate talks in Bonn as governments acknowledged for the first time that they can play a leadership role in protecting forests and keeping global...

Farming organically could cut gas emissions

Friday - Converting land from conventional agriculture to organic production could reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the run-off of excess nitrogen from fertilisers, and cut pesticide use.

Wildfires are making Americans sick

Friday - As climate change fuels large wildfires, the pollution they're releasing is making Americans sick and undermining decades of progress in cleaning the air.

We're prisoners of the old way, says solar flight pioneer

Friday - The visionary innovator who flew 40,000km in a solar-fuelled plane has urged companies to pursue revolutionary ideas as the only way to fight climate change.

The allure (and perils) of hydropower

Friday - Damming rivers may seem like a clean and easy solution for energy-hungry countries. But the devil is in the details.

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Fonterra intends to get rid of coal ... later

Wednesday - Fonterra says it is turning its back on coal as part of a drive towards being...

Carbon pricing essential, says Energy Minister

Megan Woods

10 Nov 17 - The new energy minister expects carbon to be priced into all energy projects.

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Livestock emissions must be cut, say scientists

Monday - Livestock emissions will have to be cut if the world is to keep warming down to...

Mining giant about to go coal-free

Monday - Just five years ago it would have been almost unthinkable that one of the...

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AirNZ first airline to join EV100

Monday - Reinforcing its leadership position in the shift to electric vehicles, Air New...

Auckland Council wins waste award

Monday - Auckland Council has again been recognised for its commitment to delivering...

Youth hostels reach sustainable milestone

24 Nov 16 - YHA New Zealand is the first accommodation network in the world be certified by...

Sharp's green efforts pay dividend

24 Nov 16 - Sharp Corporationís efforts to responsibly manage the environmental effects of...

Business network wins sustainability award

10 Oct 16 - The Sustainable Business Network has won the Sustainability Support category in...

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