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Westpac Carbon Update

Westpac Carbon Update

Opening prices from the Westpac carbon desk

It's all eyes on the election

25 Jul 14 - New Zealand has had a quiet week, with the market slowly softening as...

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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

NZU prices down again

Today 2:00pm - Spot NZUs sold down to $3.90 on decent volume – circa 50K. OMFinancial reports:

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In-depth locally researched news on the top issues.

Foreign foresters might sue over ETS changes

Today 3:30pm - New Zealand might face claims under free-trade agreements for losses caused as a result of changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme.

Morgan makes a splash with private water report

25 Jul 14 - Philanthropist Gareth Morgan has followed through on his promise and thrown a large rock into the Government’s water-policy pool.

Scientist sees smart farmers already changing systems

25 Jul 14 - Smart farmers are already adapting to climate change, says the Professor of Dairying Systems at Massey University, Dr Danny Donaghy.

We must learn to live with floods, says river expert

25 Jul 14 - People are going to have to learn to live with floods like those that have shut down large parts of Northland over the past two weeks, says an expert in river channel dynamics.

Businesses bounce back but still dragging the chain

Eva Collins ... business needs to get smart.

18 Jul 14 - New Zealand businesses are bouncing back into sustainability – but they’ve got a long way to go to catch up with the rest of the world, says a strategy and human resources expert.

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Carbon axe will boost renewables, says Trustpower

Today 3:30pm - Electricity generator Trustpower believes the repeal of Australia's carbon tax will be great for renewable energy, which is likely to be heavily favoured under the federal government's Renewable Energy Targets scheme.

Divers vote to increase paua minimum size

Today 3:30pm - Commercial paua divers in Marlborough are voluntarily increasing the minimum size they may take.

Why swimmable rivers are a bridge too far

Today 3:30pm - Federated Farmers environment spokesman IAN MACKENZIE on why making rivers swimmable isn't practical.

New marine reserves laws set mark, says industry

Today 3:30pm - A new marine reserve and management law for Marlborough passed by Parliament is a template for seafood and environment conservation measures throughout New Zealand, says Seafood New Zealand.

If the Southern Alps look different, it's because they're losing snow and ice

Today 3:30pm - A third of the permanent snow and ice of Southern Alps has disappeared, according to aerial surveys.

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CMS Carbon Commentary

CMS Carbon Commentary

Commentary from Carbon Market Solutions

NZU prices down again

Today 3:30pm - Spot NZUs sold down to $3.90 on decent volume – 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. Australia’s 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

Business begins to adopt the circular economy

Today 3:30pm - The concept of the circular economy has left the realm of academic theory and...

Iwi appoints new environment chief

Today 3:30pm - Ngâti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated has a new director of environment and natural...

Green cities make us feel better, says study

18 Jul 14 - Urban conservation can save significant amounts of money in health spending,...

Savvy farmers back push for clean-tech economy

Brian Cox ... no Government interest.

11 Jul 14 - The agricultural sector is putting its weight behind New Zealand’s shift to a...

NORMAN: The longer we wait the more it will cost

Russel Norman ... biggest challenge of our time.

11 Jul 14 - By RUSSEL NORMAN, Green Party co-leader.- Thanks to Federated Farmers’ incoming...

'I shuddered at the thought of connecting my cooking stove with a toilet’s septic tank'

4 Jul 14 - Sunita Bote, a 30-year-old housewife from the small village of Kumroj in...

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How the Rock got on a climate change roll

Today 3:30pm - The Pacific island of Niue has its own plastic-manufacturing plant, enabling it...

Nuclear power champions paint rosy picture

Today 3:30pm - The nuclear industry remains remarkably optimistic about its future, despite...

Canberra gives go-ahead to massive coal mine

Monster mine: Queensland's Saraji coal field run by the Adani Group.

Today 3:30pm - Australia’s biggest coal mine, the Carmichael Coal and Rail Project this week...

Worth listening to ...

Today 3:30pm - New Zealand-based international engineering company Aurecon is involved in...

CRL Energy wins environment award

Today 3:30pm - CRL Energy is the winner of the 2014 Minerals West Coast Environment...

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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 Polytechnic’s Graduate Programmes in Sustainable...

Ricoh keeps ahead of the digital game

13 Dec 13 - Anticipating the shift from paper to digital has paid dividends for Ricoh New...

House will open doors to green builders

6 Dec 13 - Rilean Construction has started work on its first permanent evolution series...

Takapuna park wins concrete plaudit

11 Oct 13 - The makeover of an inner-city park in Takapuna has won an Auckland company this...

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