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Eva Collins ... business needs to get smart.

Businesses bounce back but still dragging the chain

Friday - 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.

Friday - 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.

Friday - 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

Friday - 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.

NZ joins international drive to free up trade in green goods

11 Jul 14 - A move to free-up the trade in environmental goods could see tariffs fall on goods ranging from bamboo products to high-tech machinery.

Keen, green Penang shows us how it's done

Boon Poh Phee ... carrot and stick approach.

4 Jul 14 - By editor ADELIA HALLETT.- The Malaysian island state of Penang is out to topple New Zealand from its clean-green throne.


Register handles 10 million units

4 Jul 14 - More than 10 million carbon units were transferred on the New Zealand register last month – the lowest number since January.

Morgan's water report damns official actions

Gareth Morgan ... public pressure the key.

27 Jun 14 - Businessman and economist Gareth Morgan could pull the plug on the Government’s plans for our crucial freshwater resources.

Millionaire miner rocks Canberra carbon camp

Clive Palmer ... my pal Al.

27 Jun 14 - Australia’s emissions trading scheme is on again. Maybe.

No worries, says Bridges, the world loves us

Simon Bridges ... lot going on.

27 Jun 14 - Associate Climate Change Minister Simon Bridges says New Zealand’s is respected internationally for its action on climate change.

Maori act to mobilise carbon-conscious voters

20 Jun 14 - Maori angry about the Government’s twin failures over carbon prices and sustainable economic development are looking to mobilise the crucial 18-to-34-years-old vote.

Figures show how coal curbs cut gas emissions

20 Jun 14 - Latest energy figures show the dramatic impact cutting coal-fired generation has on greenhouse gas emissions.

Rivers' turn as Wright fires second salvo at Government

Dr Jan Wright ... Government has failed rivers.

20 Jun 14 - The Parliament Commissioner for the Environment has just fired another shot over the bows of the Government for putting economic interests ahead of the environment.

Iwi bloc backs ETS to come out the winner

Chris Karamea Insley ... different pathways.

13 Jun 14 - One of the country’s largest carbon blocs believes the Emissions Trading Scheme is here to stay.

Abbott climate call gets cool reception here

Tony Abbott ... climate change bloc.

13 Jun 14 - New Zealand appears unenthusiastic about our Tasman neighbour’s plans to form a conservative alliance on climate change.

Business-deal science under attack

Dr Mike Joy ... union of scientists needed.

13 Jun 14 - The practice of business paying state scientists to give evidence in resource hearings is under fire.

Let's get back to ETS basics, says Internet leader

Laila Harre ... no fan of the ETS.

6 Jun 14 - New Internet Party leader Laila Harre is no fan of the Emissions Trading Scheme

Harre: Business seems to like us

Laila Harre ... no-one has a monopoly on ideas.

6 Jun 14 - New Zealand’s newest political party says business is coming in behind its ideas to green the economy.


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