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Today 11:00am - Spot NZUs opened at $23.00 bid and $23.15 offered this morning, after last fixing at $23.07.
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Carbon News national

Mike Bennetts

Big Business wants cross-party support for ZCB

Today 11:00am - Companies responsible for nearly two-thirds of New Zealandís greenhouse gas emissions are calling for cross-party support of zero-carbon legislation.

RMA overhaul could see planning role for gases

Today 11:00am - The Government is opening the door to greenhouse gas being considering in planning applications.

Climate Change Commission deadline looms

Today 11:00am - Nominations for members of the proposed Climate Change Commission close on Sunday.


Today 11:00am - Ten years ago, the world was interested in New Zealandís plan to start a global research centre to find ways of cutting greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.

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UN chief drops a line - to everyone

Today 11:00am - UN chief Antůnio Guterres wrote to every head of state over the weekend, demanding they set out plans to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

Melting ice will hurt Southeast Asia

Today 11:00am - Southeast Asia will be hardest hit by rising sea levels caused by melting and collapsing ice sheets.

Many animals can't handle changing climate

Today 11:00am - The climate is changing too quickly for many animals to adapt, threatening their survival, scientists have confirmed.

Iceland leaves memorial to a glacier - and a global warning

Today 11:00am - The first of Icelandís 400 glaciers to be lost to the climate crisis will be remembered with a memorial plaque Ė and a sombre warning for the future.

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Editorial comment

EDITORIAL: No news is bad news

12 Apr 19 - Why are we apparently so unconcerned that our greenhouse gas emissions are on the rise?


3 Apr 19 - Letís talk about Canada. Itís easier than talking about our own country.

EDITORIAL: We must 'believe' the facts

8 Mar 19 - New Zealand's mayors have been asked whether they believe humans are causing the climate to change.

EDITORIAL: New UN report drops a bomb

28 Nov 18 - A report out today saying that global emissions are rising again because of economic growth should be the bomb needed to blast us out of our self-congratulatory complacency.

At last, we're beginning to talk like grown-ups

12 Oct 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Depending on your viewpoint, the world moved closer to Ė or further away from Ė climate destruction this week.

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New plant makes food packaging from recycled plastic

16 Jul 19 - A new plant to make New Zealandís first range of food packaging from recycled...

Energy agency welcomes Government moves on e-vehicles

11 Jul 19 - Proposals to get more low-emission vehicles on New Zealand roads could be a...

Wood industry centre wins more funding

10 Jul 19 - A project to foster the wood industry on East Cape has won another injection of...

YHA and Sunshine in line for energy excellence award

10 Jul 19 - YHA New Zealand and partners Sunshine Solar have been recognised as finalists...

Kangaroo Island shows rock-solid promise for lithium

25 Jun 19 - Mining and energy company Lithium Australia has reported it has found anomalous...

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