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Daily New Zealand carbon market review from broker OMFinancial. OMF's live market prices service is here

Spot NZUs close at $9.30

Wednesday - Spot NZUs closed last night at $9.30. OMFinancial reports:

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How's the carbon market going? Experts can't agree

Tuesday - Government officials say that New Zealand’s carbon market is liquid – but Westpac’s economists say it’s not.

Why Paris might lead to shortage of NZUs

Tuesday - The supply of NZUs could be about to become tighter, a new report says.

Govt's ETS stand has dangers, say economists

Tuesday - Excluding agriculture from the Emissions Trading Scheme might be economically inefficient, say Westpac economists.

Foresters will do deal on carbon price cap

Tuesday - Foresters want the $25 carbon-price cap gone – but they’d live with it if there were a price floor, says a Government-commissioned report.

Senate orders carbon risk disclosure probe

Tuesday - Australia’s Senate has ordered an inquiry into carbon risk disclosure, following on the heels of a Financial Stability Board task force on the issue.

Why post-Paris businesses must get moving

Emma Herd

2 Feb 16 - Emissions Trading Scheme measures protecting industries from the full impact of carbon pricing have had their day, says an organisation representing a trillion dollars worth of investments.

Carbon questions lie in wait at Waitangi

2 Feb 16 - The Government is likely to face tough questioning at Waitangi this weekend over carbon prices.

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Chris Schilling

Why there's little cost in wiping ETS protections

Tuesday - Scrapping the one-for-two and the $25 carbon price cap is likely to have little impact on the economy.

ETS has made little impact, says ministry

Tuesday - The Emissions Trading Scheme has failed to encourage any significant emissions reduction by businesses, a government report has found.

It's time to rethink what we want from farming

Tuesday - Scientists say nature conservation and protecting the planet from global warming can both be achieved if land is used sustainably, not just for immediate profit.

CSIRO boss' logic could waste billions in taxes

Larry Marshall

Tuesday - CSIRO chief executive Larry Marshall offered the following justification for his decision to cut 110 jobs from the agency’s climate science staff: "We have spent probably a decade trying to answer...

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Useful waste offers win-win energy benefits

Tuesday - An unsung success story in the switch to renewable energy is the use of waste...

Stakeholders next up in ETS review

2 Feb 16 - The Emissions Trading Scheme review moves into stakeholder meetings this week.

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Investors tip balance toward renewables

Tuesday - With investment in renewable electricity sources now outstripping polluting...

Giant blades snatch energy from the air

Tuesday - Science can now make energy by building immense wind turbine blades and...

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