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MARKET LATEST: NZUs $18.00

Today 10:00am - Spot NZUs opened today at $17.90 bid and $18.10 offered, after last fixing at $18.00.
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Carbon credits key to finding project capital

Today 10:00am - Issuing carbon credits for schemes that cut greenhouse gas emissions could tip the balance in favour of projects like public transport, a consultant says.
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Mass wildlife extinction threatens global food supplies

Today 10:00am - The sixth mass extinction of global wildlife already under way is seriously threatening the world’s food supplies, according to experts.

Attenborough: 'I remember being told plastic doesn't decay, it's wonderful'

Today 10:00am - In his sequel to The Blue Planet, David Attenborough will focus on the threats to our oceans and explain why plastic pollution, climate change and overpopulation are problems too urgent to be left to...

Getting energy from water evaporation is not just hot air

Today 10:00am - Harvesting power from naturally evaporating water could become a new form of renewable energy, according to an American study.

New worry as key Antarctic glacier loses chunk of ice

Today 10:00am - An enormous Antarctic glacier has given up an iceberg over 100 square miles in size, the second time in two years it has lost such a large piece in a process that has scientists wondering whether its...

Brazil backs off mining bid in Amazon reserve

Today 10:00am - The Brazilian government has pledged to reinstate a mining ban in an Amazonian nature reserve, reversing its earlier course after an international outcry.

New biomaterial could replace plastic laminates

Today 10:00am - Researchers from Penn State University have developed a compostable and economical alternative to plastic laminates in packaging.

Dyson to invest billions in 'radically different' e-car

Today 10:00am - British inventor Sir James Dyson has announced plans to build an electric car that will be “radically different” from current models and go on sale in 2020.

Green-building rating is sustainability's secret weapon

Today 10:00am - Green building rating systems are an essential tool in the fight to achieve a net zero emissions built environment.

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Forestry News

First step is cut domestic emissions, says report

20 Sep 17 - New Zealand could meet a large chunk of its Paris Agreement emissions reduction...

Coalition candidates want to rid us of ETS

Jacinda Ardern

11 Sep 17 - Two of the parties that could be involved in any centre-left coalition after...

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Energy

WINSTON'S THE WORD: What NZ First leader wants

Monday - A party which has vowed to get rid of the Emissions Trading Scheme now holds...

United Future backs emissions trading

18 Sep 17 - United Future’s new leader says he supports the Emissions Trading Scheme, the...

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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 Corporation’s 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...

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...

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