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Carbon closes at $8.20

Friday - Carbon remained well bid yesterday, closing at $8.20. OMFinancial reports:

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Tim Groser

Government launches review of ETS

Tuesday - The Emissions Trading Scheme review is under way.

Agriculture fails to make the cut

Tuesday - Agriculture - responsible for nearly half New Zealand's greenhouse gas emissions - is not part of the Government’s just-announced review of the Emissions Trading Scheme.

Groser hints at boost for carbon prices

Tim Groser

Monday - The Government has given the clearest signal yet that it intends to push carbon prices up as part of a package to meet the expected $30 billion cost of New Zealand’s 2030 emissions reduction target.

How climate change has taken a turn for the worse

Dr Jim Salinger

Monday - The world is now in abrupt climate change, says a New Zealander who was one of the first scientists in the world to talk about human-induced climate change.

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Brazilian drought adds to impact of dam collapse

Monday - Reduced river flows in Brazil, as global warming intensifies the drought there, mean more damage from a burst dam, scientists say.

Russia will use forests as a Paris bargaining chip

Monday - Russia has a reputation as one of the more difficult states involved in international climate negotiations – and don’t expect things to change at the latest UN conference in Paris.

Bushfires overlap strains fire-fighting resources

Monday - Australia’s bushfire preparedness is under threat from climate change as bushfire seasons there and in the Northern Hemisphere increasingly overlap, putting new demands on critical shared...

How this agreement deals another blow to coal

The OECD has moved to limit coal finance, which will put pressure on coal producers worldwide

Monday - The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries have agreed to limit subsidies for the export of inefficient coal-fired power plant technologies.

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Poor nation earns rich praise for emissions target

Monday - Analysts say the Democratic Republic of Congo, one of the world’s poorest...

How we see ourselves in the year 2100

Monday - Most books report on what has already happened. John O’Brien has written one...

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Smelter owner among worst carbon offenders

Monday - Bluff aluminium smelter owner Rio Tinto – which threatened to quit New Zealand...

How to ensure nations stick to Paris commitments

Monday - New Zealand is proposing in Paris a climate agreement that is not legally...

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