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Westpac Carbon Update

Westpac Carbon Update

Opening prices from the Westpac carbon desk

Carbon world roundup

6 Jun 14 - Westpac's carbon desk takes a look over events in the world of international...

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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

$4 is the new $3

Wednesday - There is fresh bidding coming into the market from several sources. ...

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Carbon News Exclusive

In-depth locally researched news on the top issues.

Eva Collins ... business needs to get smart.

Businesses bounce back but still dragging the chain

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.

Learn and live longer, fund director tells business

Bill Kermode ... surprise result.

18 Jul 14 - Businesses not moving toward environmental sustainability are unlikely to have a long future, says Direct Capital founding director Bill Kermode.

Australia 'underarms' our key commercial fish

Orange roughy ... no thanks, says Australia.

18 Jul 14 - Some of New Zealand’s key commercial fish species are the target of a new consumer boycott in Australia.

Green cities make us feel better, says study

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

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 clean-tech economy, says the Bioenergy Association.

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Speculators start to return to NZU market

Tuesday - A quiet start to the week for NZUs, with spot trading at $4 on small volume. OMFinancial reports.

What is the future of coal? It depends on which part of the world you’re talking about

18 Jul 14 - Have reports of coal's demise been greatly exaggerated? It depends which part of the world you look at.

Europe could pay huge climate price, says report

18 Jul 14 - A failure to act to reduce the impacts of climate change could cost Europe dear in lives lost and economic damage, according to a European Commission study.

Waste disposal becomes critical as nuclear sites close

18 Jul 14 - Nuclear power is seen as one of the possible solutions to climate change, but the recent closure of five US power stations is forcing the industry to face up at last to the damaging legacy of how to...

Carbon tax repeal could leave businesses marooned

18 Jul 14 - In the short term, the repeal of Australia's carbon tax, passed in the Senate yesterday, may provide some relief for businesses and households as electricity bills fall — although possibly not as...

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CMS Carbon Commentary

CMS Carbon Commentary

Commentary from Carbon Market Solutions

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...

Why it's important that we do our bit

15 Nov 13 - With COP19 under way in Warsaw, CARBON MARKET SOLUTIONS looks at the background...

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Forestry News

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...

Carbon tax won't fix troubled ETS, says report

27 Jun 14 - New Zealand's emissions price beacon is "obscured in the fog of policy...

The many reasons why wood is the way to go

27 Jun 14 - By CHAD OLIVER, Professor of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Director of...

Carbon tax call is all about playing politics

Charles Etherington ... bold words.

20 Jun 14 - By CHARLES ETHERINGTON, Warren Forestry Ltd.- The Greens are giving the...

Scientists find simple way to produce biofuel

13 Jun 14 - Scientists in the United States claim they have developed a simple, one-step...

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Energy

Study shows Australian emissions cuts were working

18 Jul 14 - Carbon emissions in Australia’s national electricity market would have been 11...

ETS pay-off puts millions into climate projects

18 Jul 14 - The sale of carbon credits for the first time will finance projects that help...

Paris gears up pay-for-pedal plan to boost the bicycle

18 Jul 14 - The French Ministry of Ecology and Sustainable Energy Development has launched...

Ambition key to 2015 global climate accord

11 Jul 14 - The word is "ambition," and it's being voiced with extra urgency by those who...

Time is not on our side, warns UN

Ban Ki-moon ... we are not on track.

11 Jul 14 - International cooperation and bold action are needed to avoid dangerous and...

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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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