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Friday - Spot NZUs opened today at $18.70 bid and $18.80 offered, after last fixing at $18.70.
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Border tax could cut emissions, says NZ economist

Friday - The US, China and the European Union should bring in border taxes on carbon emissions contained in imported products not already taxed in their countries of origin, according to a former New Zealand cabinet minister.

Diesel use boosts national gas emissions

Friday - New Zealanders are producing more greenhouse gas emissions from the use of diesel, according to new figures.

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UN approves urgent global warming report

Friday - Top climate scientists have just under two years to deliver assessment of dangers and avoiding strategies for warming of 1.5deg.

Exxon says world needs oil of five Saudis

Friday - Global demand for energy will grow 25 per cent in the next 25 years and countries will guzzle oil five times the size of Saudi Arabia’s reserves, predicts Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson.

Saudis say oil industry must do its bit

Friday - Oil companies must cut their carbon footprints to play a part in meeting the Paris Agreement on climate change, says Saudi Arabia oil chief Khalid Al-Falih.

UN tells Bangladesh to halt coal plant

Friday - The UN’s world heritage body has made an urgent intervention to stop the construction of a coal power station in Bangladesh.

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Forestry News

Millions worth of free credits sit in private accounts

Thursday - Non-forestry carbon credits worth more than $350 million – many of them given...

NO WORRIES: Science will fix emissions, says PM

John Key

Thursday - PRIME MINISTER John Key says New Zealand can cut greenhouse gas emissions while...

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Secret ingredient lures bees into making more food

Thursday - A plant virus has developed the trick of attracting bees to the plants it has...

Why is the US Green Party so irrelevant?

Thursday - Many Americans value environmental protection and want to see more of it.

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Business network wins sustainability award

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

Children's sunscreen fails tests

22 Sep 16 - Makers of a children’s sunscreen marketed as “organic” have been warned by the...

Child labour not for us, says Karen Walker

Karen Walker

12 Aug 16 - Kiwi clothing designer Karen Walker has certified that none of its garments are...

Farm trust honours regional winners

8 Jun 16 - Supreme winners from the 11 regions participating in the 2016 Ballance Farm...

Canon offers prizes to environmentalists

7 Jun 16 - Canon New Zealand’s 2016 Environmental Grants Programme is open.

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