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Today 10:00am - Spot NZUs opened today at $17.00 bid and $17.25 offered, after last fixing at $17.12.
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Prime Minister Bill English and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

NZ and China shake on Asia-Pacific carbon market

Today 10:00am - New Zealand and China are to work together on developing an Asia-Pacific carbon market, and will double-team over the way agriculture is treated in international climate negotiations.

Some emissions rise ... some emissions fall

Today 10:00am - New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions from energy fell overall in the December quarter – but the rising use of liquid fossil fuels means emissions from transport are climbing.

'Poor losers' report out of step, says solar company

Today 10:00am - A report showing widespread uptake of solar energy will push power costs up for the poorest New Zealanders is out of step with international findings, says a solar energy company.

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Trump about to undo Obama's clean power plans

Today 10:00am - President Trump is set to sign a sweeping executive order today aimed at promoting domestic oil, coal and natural gas by reversing much of his predecessor’s efforts to address climate change.

BILL McKIBBEN: Adani mine is the line in the sand

Today 10:00am - There is nowhere else on the planet right now where the dichotomy between two potential futures is playing out in such a dramatic and explosive way as Australia.

US scientists go big with solar geoengineering

Today 10:00am - US scientists are set to send aerosol injections 20km up into the earth’s stratosphere in the world’s biggest solar geoengineering programme to date, to study the potential of a future tech-fix for...

Recycled water could be key to sustainable development

Today 10:00am - By 2025, absolute water scarcity will be a daily reality for an estimated 1.8 billion people.

Changing climate damages world's reefs beyond repair

Today 10:00am - The Great Barrier Reef might never fully recover from the combined effects of global warming and an El Niño year, according to a new study.

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NET-ZERO REPORT: We can do more, says bioenergy industry

Friday - A cross-party report on how New Zealand can get to net-zero emissions in the...

Minister hints at cross-party work on climate change

22 Mar 17 - New Zealand has received the strongest indication yet of cross-party agreement...

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Polluting of rivers must be stopped, says OECD

Monday - Pollution of waterways by agriculture must be tackled to protect the world’s...

Solar panels could cost the poor, says report

Monday - Mass uptake of solar panels and electric vehicles could make New Zealand’s...

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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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