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MARKET LATEST: NZUs $18.05

Today 12:00pm - Spot NZUs opened today at $17.80 bid and $18.10 offered, after last fixing at $18.05.
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Environment law agents lack money to do their job

Today 12:00pm - Agencies charged with enforcing New Zealand’s environmental laws don’t have the money to do the job, and often have conflicted interests.
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Government pension scheme begins ditching oil and gas

Today 12:00pm - A UK pension scheme with more than four million members is shifting almost 10 per cent of its investments into a new climate change fund designed to move people’s money out of fossil fuels and into renewable energy.

Sand mining: the global crisis you’ve probably never heard of

Today 12:00pm - From Cambodia to California, industrial-scale sand mining is causing wildlife to die, local trade to wither and bridges to collapse.

UN launches global campaign to end ocean plastic

Today 12:00pm - The UN has launched an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate marine litter, including microplastics in cosmetics and single-use plastic, by 2022.

Environment likely to pay for huge Trump defence spend

Today 12:00pm - As US president Donald Trump announces a $54bn increase in defence spending, environmental agencies and UN climate funds face the axe.

EU’s clean energy package gets national support

Today 12:00pm - EU energy ministers have backed the third version of the 28-country bloc’s clean energy package, praising its focus on renewables, energy efficiency and consumers.

Gardening in the face of a changing climate

Today 12:00pm - Since 1880, the average global temperature has increased by 0.8deg with large changes in rainfall redistribution. With these changing conditions upon us, and set to continue, gardeners will have to...

Wind, solar and hydro grid cheapest for Australia

Today 12:00pm - A new study by energy experts from the Australian National University suggests that a 100 per cent renewable energy electricity grid – with 90 per cent of power coming from wind and solar – will be...

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Forestry News

Government eyes land-use changes to cut emissions

22 Feb 17 - The Government is looking at changing some current land uses – including...

Govt could end up in court over energy plan, warns campaigner

21 Feb 17 - The Government risks court action over its latest energy efficiency strategy,...

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Energy

Europe takes tough line on shipping emissions

Monday - The European Parliament has lost patience with shipping industry inaction over...

UK tidal project could spark global revolution

Friday - Ambitious plans have been drawn up for a network of “tidal lagoons” around 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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