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Why the new economy needs a financing plan

Today 11:00am - New Zealand needs an impact investment plan to push financing of the new economy, says a report out today.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $24.80

Today 11:00am - Spot NZUs opened at $24.60 bid and $24.85 offered this morning, after last fixing at $24.80.

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We need to act 'today', says new IPCC report

Today 11:00am - Action on climate change must be stepped up if the climate crisis is to be averted, the International Panel on Climate Change is warning.

Big Business backs cuts to industry emissions

Today 11:00am - A coalition of business leaders known as the Energy Transitions Commission has backed proposals for radical changes to industries, including steel, cement, shipping and aviation, to cut their...

How Antarctic melt could slow temperature rise

Today 11:00am - Cold meltwater running off Antarctica’s ice sheets and into the ocean could dampen the pace of global temperature rise, a new study suggests.

Hungary wants end to coal power by 2030

Today 11:00am - Hungary is eyeing an end to coal-fired power generation by 2030, in a move that could shake the EU region most staunchly opposed to tougher climate change measures.

Fog, freezing cold, plague, hunger ... 536 was a shocker

Today 11:00am - Ask medieval historian Michael McCormick what year was the worst to be alive, and he's got an answer: 536.

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At last, we're beginning to talk like grown-ups

12 Oct 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Depending on your viewpoint, the world moved closer to – or further away from – climate destruction this week.

MONDAY'S MESSAGE: Quite simply, it's up to us

3 Oct 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | One of the most important scientific papers ever produced will be released on Monday, and the ramifications for New Zealand could be huge.

History says Bridges and Nats are talking hot air

18 Jun 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Is Opposition Leader Simon Bridges’ offer to work with the Government on climate change policy worth any more than a dodgy hot-air carbon credit?

Let's be clear - the future excludes fossil fuels

28 May 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Debate about the future of oil prospecting in New Zealand is ignoring one very important point - the world is facing an emissions crisis, and the future does not include...

One way or another, oil industry got the message

4 May 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Did the Government consult the oil industry before announcing there would be no new licences granted for oil and gas exploration?

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Whangarei likes electric vehicles

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Mercury mission to convert hearts as well as minds

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Calix gets finance for carbon-captue project

1 Feb 18 - Australian technology company Calix says it has secured 3.4 million euros in...

Minesto eyes first ocean current electricity generation

24 Jan 18 - Swedish marine energy developer Minesto is intensifying activities in Taiwan to...

Mercury confirms Tesla battery for grid trial

23 Jan 18 - Tesla has been confirmed as the battery provider for Mercury’s scalable...

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