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Govt hears of pitfalls in property damage payouts

Friday - New Zealanders’ expectation of insurance payouts for property affected by the impact of climate change is stopping them from taking action to prevent it, the Government has been told.


Friday - Spot NZUs opened at $21.10 bid and $21.20 offered this morning, after last fixing at $21.15.

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Carbon markets back from the brink, says World Bank

Friday - Global carbon markets have been brought back from the brink of collapse by recent developments providing a much-needed boost, according to the World Bank.

Oil industry should be very afraid of fuel-efficient engines

Friday - Oil demand is set to face an even bigger threat from fuel-efficient engines than from electric vehicles over the next two decades, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

EPA ‘secret science’ proposal alarms health experts

Friday - The EPA this month could finalise a controversial rule to limit what scientific research the agency can use in writing US environmental regulations.

Shell sees off vote on climate change

Friday - Royal Dutch Shell has seen off the two most debated issues at its shareholder meeting this week - the boss’s pay and responsibility in tackling climate change.

Climate change a clear and present danger to Australia

Friday - The changing climate means Australia is facing a range of important domestic and international security implications, a Senate report has found.

Indian police kill 11 pollution protesters

Friday - At least 11 people were killed and 80 wounded when police fired at protesters calling for the closure of a copper smelter in southern India.

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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?

One debate that's now over

27 Apr 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Debate about whether New Zealand can decarbonise without going bankrupt should now be over.

Ten years on, we're back where we began

19 Mar 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | When it comes to action on climate change, we’re pretty much back to where we were 10 years ago, when Carbon News started publishing.

Climate change passion rides a bike

2 Mar 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Yesterday, a young woman told an audience that included two Cabinet ministers that she was suffering from depression because of climate change.

It's about more than politics

29 Sep 17 - The next three years are more than an electoral cycle; they make up the period that could determine – quite literally – what sort of world we live in. And that’s what should be on the minds of...

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Mercury mission to convert hearts as well as minds

7 Mar 18 - Mercury has taken a step to inspire New Zealanders to embrace the future of...

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...

Auckland takes zero-waste world crown

6 Dec 17 - Auckland is one of 10 international cities honoured today at the C40 Cities...

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