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Today 11:00am - Spot NZUs opened at $25.10 bid and $25.30 offered this morning, after last fixing at $25.15.
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Cullen report backs more environmental taxes

Today 11:00am - Greater environmental taxes and strengthening of the Emissions Trading Scheme are on the way if the Government adopts recommendations from its Tax Working Group.

These mayors haven't signed climate declaration

Today 11:00am - Twenty-three local body leaders haven’t signed the Local Government Leaders’ Declaration on Climate Change.

Bank opens for e-projects money

Today 11:00am - Applications for the latest round of Government funding for low-carbon transport projects are open.

Ten years ago ...

Today 11:00am - Ten years ago, Crest Energy was fighting objections to its plans to build New Zealand’s first tidal power plant.

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Coal giant Glencore to limit production

Today 11:00am - Commodities giant Glencore has bowed to pressure from shareholders to limit coal production for environmental reasons.

Scientist made global warming a household term

Today 11:00am - The scientist who made “global warming” a household term as he fought to popularise the view that greenhouse gases could lead to a dramatic climate change has died aged 87.

TISSUE ISSUE: Are our ancient forests paying a heavy price?

Today 11:00am - The world’s largest tissue-paper companies are being accused of exacerbating climate change and destroying ancient forests to make toilet rolls.

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EDITORIAL: New UN report drops a bomb

28 Nov 18 - A report out today saying that global emissions are rising again because of economic growth should be the bomb needed to blast us out of our self-congratulatory complacency.

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

12 Oct 18 - 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...

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Mercury mission to convert hearts as well as minds

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Minesto eyes first ocean current electricity generation

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

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