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We're about to get funds trading in carbon

Today 10:00am - New Zealand is about to get a managed funds service based on carbon.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.02

Today 10:00am - Spot NZUs opened at $24.90 bid and $25.10 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.02.

TRIBUTE: Climate-change pioneer Bernard Forde

Dr Bernard Forde

Today 10:00am - By ADELIA HALLETT | Today is the funeral of a man who pushed, to the best of his scientific and political ability, to get action on climate change.

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How the world dairy herd could be brought to its knees

Today 10:00am - The drive for genetic selection means cattle are increasingly vulnerable to deadly new epidemics that could emerge as the climate warms.

IPCC report too soft, say some scientists

Today 10:00am - The IPCC 1.5deg report wasn't strong enough and downplayed the full extent of the real climate threat, some scientists believe.

Fracking part of the deal, says UK minister

Today 10:00am - As she considers setting a date for the UK emissions to hit net-zero, UK energy and clean growth minister Claire Perry said fracking for new gas resources remained “pragmatic policy”.

Australia needs a plan, says chief scientist

Alan Finkel

Today 10:00am - Australia’s chief scientist Alan Finkel says the question facing the nation’s energy future is not about renewables versus coal but how best to create “a whole-of-economy emissions reduction...

It's time to put away the mower and let the front lawn run wild

Today 10:00am - The lush green lawns surrounding many homes, businesses, parks and other outdoor spaces might not be the greatest idea, according to scientists.

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

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

MONDAY'S MESSAGE: Quite simply, it's up to us

3 Oct 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | One of the most important scientific papers ever produced will be released on Monday, and the ramifications for New Zealand could be huge.

History says Bridges and Nats are talking hot air

18 Jun 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Is Opposition Leader Simon Bridges’ offer to work with the Government on climate change policy worth any more than a dodgy hot-air carbon credit?

Let's be clear - the future excludes fossil fuels

28 May 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Debate about the future of oil prospecting in New Zealand is ignoring one very important point - the world is facing an emissions crisis, and the future does not include...

One way or another, oil industry got the message

4 May 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Did the Government consult the oil industry before announcing there would be no new licences granted for oil and gas exploration?

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Whangarei likes electric vehicles

16 Aug 18 - Whangarei, winner of the most electric vehicle friendly town in New Zealand...

Mercury mission to convert hearts as well as minds

7 Mar 18 - Mercury has taken a step to inspire New Zealanders to embrace the future of...

Calix gets finance for carbon-captue project

1 Feb 18 - Australian technology company Calix says it has secured 3.4 million euros in...

Minesto eyes first ocean current electricity generation

24 Jan 18 - Swedish marine energy developer Minesto is intensifying activities in Taiwan to...

Mercury confirms Tesla battery for grid trial

23 Jan 18 - Tesla has been confirmed as the battery provider for Mercury’s scalable...

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