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Westpac Carbon Update

Westpac Carbon Update

Opening prices from the Westpac carbon desk

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8 Aug 14 - Latest indicative prices:

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OMF Market Review

OMF Market Review

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

NZUs quiet but bid

Wednesday - A quiet day yesterday on a shortened week. OMFinancial reports:

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In-depth locally researched news on the top issues.

Hunt for oil anchors Govt's environment plan

Tuesday - The National Party is leading off its environmental package for its new term in power with plans to encourage more oil exploration Ė despite the burning of fossil fuels being the single biggest cause of climate change.

Honey hits the jackpot for steep-land believer

Tuesday - In 2010, Taranaki farmer Neil Walker was enthusiastic about the potential for a combination of carbon farming and beekeeping to rejuvenate steep-land farming.

Green-coke pioneer puts faith in public-funding

Fired up ... NZ Steel wants CarbonScape green coke.

Tuesday - Clean-coal company CarbonScape is the first clean-tech company in New Zealand to use crowd-funding to raise capital.

Good tyres tread lightly on the Earth

Tuesday - New Zealand could cut greenhouse gas emissions by 6000 tonnes a year by installing fuel-efficient tyres on the nationís fleet of light vehicles.

Emissions register has a new look

Tuesday - The Environmental Protection Authority is making the national emissions register more user-friendly.

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Connie Hedegaard ... world is watching.

New EU emissions goal pits green business against industry

Tuesday - A European Union goal to cut greenhouse gases by 40 per cent by 2030 sets the pace for a global deal to tackle climate change, pitting heavy industry against green business.

Trans-Pacific Partnership threatens green trade deal

Tuesday - The Trans-Pacific Partnership threatens a green trade deal that could ultimately do more to reduce carbon emissions than international climate agreements such as the failed Kyoto Protocol.

WORLD WEB: Sweden the greenest country ... so, where is NZ?

Tuesday - * Carmakers prepare to shift to hydrogen fuel cells * New York Green Bank in debut clean energy transactions * Off-grid German village runs on wind and sun * UK to axe solar farm subsidies in...

Supplies of rare earth materials are still far from secure

Tuesday - Materials essential for technology products such as electric vehicles, wind turbines or hard disks, known as rare earth elements, arenít becoming any less rare, or any less crucial.

Universities act to hit fossil fuel firms where it hurts

Tuesday - Glasgow recently became the first European university to join the rapidly expanding fossil-free divestment movement. Following hot on the heels of the Australian National University, Glasgow promised...

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CMS Carbon Commentary

CMS Carbon Commentary

Commentary from Carbon Market Solutions

NZU prices down again

1 Aug 14 - Spot NZUs sold down to $3.90 on decent volume Ė circa 50K. OMFinancial reports

Our ETS is working ... but is it effective?

4 Apr 14 - IS THE Emissions Trading Scheme working and will it be more effective after the...

Turmoil across the Tasman will be felt here

21 Feb 14 - By WAYNE KING. Australiaís media is drip-feeding news and commentary on the...

Market poised to move higher?

18 Feb 14 - A day of consolidation yesterday, as Spot NZUs fixed at $3.37 on CommTrade....

What was going on at the Warsaw climate conference

29 Nov 13 - The Warsaw climate change conference opened as super typhoon Haiyan, the...

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Forestry News

Controlling deforestation will take more than words

6 Oct 14 - There was little at the recent UN Climate Summit in New York in the way of new...

Australia seems to be overlooking bioenergy

29 Sep 14 - When we think of renewable energy, itís easy to picture spinning wind turbines...

How renewables can lead to prosperity and jobs

22 Sep 14 - A new handbook shows how forward-looking communities around the world are...

Solid Energy needs extension of guarantee

22 Sep 14 - Commercially troubled state coal miner Solid Energy requires an extension of a...

New York summit could be the turning point

16 Sep 14 - A United Nations chief dismayed at the lack of resolve toward the climate...

NZ needs to be in China now, says carbon trader

8 Sep 14 - New Zealand should be knocking on Chinaís door now if it wants to exploit huge...

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Energy

Oil boom prompts US to push for crude exports

Tuesday - Oil and coal producers in the United States are planning to use mile-long...

Chile's new tax could open carbon doors for NZ

Dr Suzi Kerr ... enormous opportunities.

20 Oct 14 - Chileís new carbon tax potentially offers New Zealand an opportunity to offset...

Rod Oram: Why I'm getting out of fossil fuels

Rod Oram ... doing his bit.

20 Oct 14 - Business commentator Rod Oram is putting his money where his mouth is when it...

Fracking boom could mean up to 12% more carbon emissions

20 Oct 14 - The consistent message from those who would seek to exploit shale gas is that...

Angry city draws a line in the (fracking) sand

20 Oct 14 - A college town in southern Minnesota is taking action against the frac-sand...

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You'll never run out of printer paper

25 Aug 14 - A printer which reuses the same paper over again has won Toshiba two awards

Canon offers environment prizes

18 Aug 14 - Canon New Zealand is calling for Kiwis to get creative and apply for its annual...

CRL Energy wins environment award

1 Aug 14 - CRL Energy is the winner of the 2014 Minerals West Coast Environment...

Evolution show home opens in the south

20 Jun 14 - Award-winning Rilean Construction this week unveiled its first energy-efficient...

Sustainability graduates make their mark

7 Mar 14 - Now in its fourth year, Otago Polytechnicís Graduate Programmes in Sustainable...

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