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MARKET LATEST: NZUs $38.40

Today 10:00am - Spot NZUs opened at $38.20 bid and $38.60 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $38.40.
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COLLINS: climate change not in top 5

Today 10:00am - National Party leader Judith Collins says climate change is important, but it’s not in her list of top-five priorities.

WORTH NOTING ...

Today 10:00am - The country’s new carbon-auctioning regime is being put through its paces today and tomorrow with a simulated auction. The first real auction will be on March 17.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Today 10:00am - Ten years ago, Federated Farmers was asking Climate Minister Nick Smith to put his promise to keep agricultural out of the Emissions Trading Scheme in writing.

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BlackRock threatens to sell shares in worst climate polluters

Today 10:00am - BlackRock, the world’s biggest investment fund manager, has threatened to sell shares in the worst corporate polluters in a bid to support the goal of net-zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2050.

Energy efficiency boosts jobs, says IEA

Today 10:00am - Improving energy efficiency creates far more jobs than generating it, and at the same time provides a way out of the covid crisis by bringing prosperity.

US promises 'significant' investment in climate action

Today 10:00am - The United States will “make good” on financial commitments to developing countries struggling with climate change, top US climate envoy John Kerry has told a summit of world leaders.

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EDITORIAL: Nature, enter us...

25 Aug 20 - By ADELIA HALLETT | At last we’re waking up to the fact that nature is our best defence against climate change.

EDITORIAL: Into the red

15 Jun 20 - By ADELIA HALLETT | A rapid rise in the price of carbon could leave some of us facing winter without fresh tomatoes. But that’s as it should be.

EDITORIAL: All aboard!

14 May 20 - By ADELIA HALLETT | Whangarei Engineering Company – better known as Weco – was once the country’s biggest shipyard.

EDITORIAL: Loss of a leader

Jeanette Fitzsimons

6 Mar 20 - By ADELIA HALLETT | Jeanette Fitzsimons, the Green politician and activist who died last night, exemplified the environmentalists’ mantra of thinking globally and acting locally.

EDITORIAL: It's time to scare the horses

28 Jan 20 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | It’s 2020 – election year in New Zealand and the year global greenhouse gas emissions should peak if we’re to have a reasonable shot at keeping warming to 1.5deg.

EDITORIAL: Two to remember

13 Dec 19 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | This year will be remembered for two things – the passing of the zero-carbon act and the year in which our children got angry with us over climate change.

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Big penalty for environmental pollution

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Funding welcome for recycling plant upgrades

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