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Wednesday - Spot NZUs are $14.05 bid and $14.30 offered on CommTrade this morning, with the last fix at $14.10.
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Carbon News exclusives

Jo Tyndall

PARIS PUSH: Pact could be ready to go next year

Wednesday - The Paris Agreement could well come into force next year, says a New Zealander leading work to flesh out the details of the new global climate change pact.

Take a hard look at investments, insurers warned

Wednesday - Insurance companies should be taking a hard look at their exposure to investment in fossil-fuel assets, a new report says.

Road taxes will pay for trains under Green government

Julie Anne Genter

Wednesday - A Green government would fund rail from taxes, with an aim of getting half of the country’s total freight off roads by 2027.

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Bayer readies massive cash offer for Monsanto

Wednesday - German pharmaceutical giant Bayer has announced its intention to offer $62 billion in cash to take over agrochemical company Monsanto, as the debate over the use of the pesticide glyphosate continues.

Climate groups join forces for election blitz

Wednesday - An unprecedented level of coordination between Australian climate activists and conservation groups is aiming to raise the profile of climate change in this year’s election.

Coastal climate law shift is a landmark reform

Wednesday - Coastal management in Australia is subject to competing interests and challenges. These range from land use and strategic planning issues to ecosystems preservation.

Schools ditch textbooks that question climate change

Wednesday - Schools in Portland, Oregon, have voted to abandon textbooks that “express doubt about the severity of the climate crisis or its root in human activities”.

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Forestry News

CARBON CRISIS: Our emissions up a whopping 56%

Monday - New Zealand’s net greenhouse gas emissions – the amount it actually contributes...

BLOWIN' IN THE WIND: China's desertification dust is even reaching our shores

19 May 16 - Dust and sand storms in China have intensified and now pose provocative...

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Solar operator slams vested interests in pro-EV report

Andrew Booth

Tuesday - A report that says switching to electric vehicles will do more to prevent...

EATING AUSSIES: Dining on kangaroos and camels could help the environment

Tuesday - We might be what we eat, but our dietary choices also affect the health of the...

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School gets first Powerwall battery

16 May 16 - New Zealand’s first Tesla Energy Powerwall battery has been switched on at a...

Small meat producer wins help from the experts

28 Apr 16 - A specialist pork and beef producer has won a nationwide competition to have...

Business incubator has high hopes for Northland

7 Apr 16 - Ranui Sustainable, a Whangarei-based business incubator with the mission to...

Sunny days bring out new storage battery

1 Apr 16 - Wellington’s sunny weather has attracted a nationwide solar power company to...

Kaimira wins wines sustainability award

31 Mar 16 - The debut Organic Wine Awards Sustainable Vineyard of the Year title has been...

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