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Daily New Zealand carbon market review from broker OMFinancial. OMF's live market prices service is here

Carbon picks up at end of week

Monday - Seventy thousand NZUs traded at $6.85 on Friday - decent volume for what was a mostly quiet week. OMFinancial reports:

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Belinda Storey ... price cut $100m.

Why Tiwai stands between us and 100% renewable energy

Monday - New Zealand could have 100 per cent renewable electricity generation within a decade if the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter closed.

Caygill sets out on new energy mission

David Caygill ... energy job.

Monday - Former Finance Minister David Caygill is to chair the BusinessNZ Energy Council – a group of energy companies whose mission is to secure a sustainable energy future for New Zealand.

Water talks aim to get answers

Monday - The state of New Zealand’s freshwater quality and who is to blame will be debated in Hamilton next week.

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Australia's worst emitters look like dodging the bullet

Monday - None of Australia’s 20 largest emitting facilities is expected to be accountable for emissions, despite almost all being forecast to grow emissions over the next 10 years.

Clinton stakes out safe political ground with energy and climate plan

Clinton a day after releasing her energy and climate plan at LEED-certified, energy-efficient bus station in Des Moines, Iowa.
Photo Credit: Reuter

Monday - US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has begun to unveil components of her policy agenda on energy and climate change.

Half of climate safety level has gone, say scientists

Polar ice may melt faster and heat transfer from the tropics shut down.

Monday - Global temperatures have risen by 1°C in the past 150 years, and scientists say doubling that level could unleash catastrophic sea level rise this century.

Fossil fuel industry still winning the investment war

Campaigners try to make their voices heard at a fossil fuels disinvestment march in Ireland.

Monday - The campaign to convince investors not to use their money to support the extraction and use of fossil fuels is failing to gain enough converts, experts say.

Wildfire threat spreads across warming world

An experimental forest fire in Canada, where fire suppression costs are mounting
Photo Credit: USDA Forest Service.

Monday - As climate change warms the world, vegetation dries, rainfall patterns waver and the threat of wildfire spreads.

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Good practice makes perfect sense for emissions cuts

China’s installation of renewable energy sources such as wind farms is a promising development in climate policy.

Monday - European researchers investigating ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to...

You knock it down, we'll pick it up, says recovery firm

27 Jul 15 - New Zealand’s capacity to recycle construction, industrial and demolition...

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Sustainable oil from algae: the technology is ready, but what about the politics?

Pink productivity ... Hutt Lagoon, Western Ayustralia, is the world’s largest algae farm.

Monday - Ultimately, all of the oil we use to power our modern lives comes from living...

Why cities are a rare good news story in climate change

local government, city residents can actually address poor air quality, all while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

27 Jul 15 - The visit last week of 65 mayors to the Vatican to discuss climate change,...

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Green Star rating widens field

Monday - The Green Star building rating has been widened to include social and financial...

Canon opens grants programme

8 Jun 15 - Canon New Zealand is calling for not-for-profit organisations and schools...

Japan and Mongolia switch on to planting plan

8 Jun 15 - Panasonic’s international tree-planting project has hit Japan and China.

Artificial grass goes green

8 Jun 15 - Artificial grass just went green with Eco Lawn providing new eco-friendly...

Bank's Auckland office wins green accolade

18 May 15 - Innovative design and exemplary waste minimisation has helped BNZ to achieve a...

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