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Brett Tomkins ... mainstream.

Companies call for politicians to get serious about sustainability

Monday - Companies representing a quarter of the New Zealand economy are calling on all political parties to make a long-term commitment to sustainable business.

Business needs to make climate change stand

Dr Suzi Kerr ... major issue.

Monday - There is still an element of climate change scepticism in New Zealand business, says a leading policy analyst.

Experts pinpoint what emissions cost economy

Professor Les Oxley ... international price.

Monday - For the first time, economists have put a financial cost on the impact of greenhouse gases released by the industrialisation of developed countries.

Ranking shows we are kind to the planet

Monday - New Zealand is the seventh-kindest country to the planet, according to a new ranking system.

Flower power one way to bring new life to broken mill town

11 Aug 14 - Kawerau might have a new future as a flower town as part of a drive by Maori to build sustainable green businesses on their land.

Our leaders missing as world talks climate tactics

John Key ... too busy.

11 Aug 14 - Xi Jinping is going, and so is Barack Obama, but John Key is staying home.

Register holds 150 million NZUs

11 Aug 14 - More than 150 million NZUs are being held in accounts in the Emissions Units Register.


Gases importers pay $1.5m carbon taxes

11 Aug 14 - Importers of synthetic greenhouse gases paid nearly $1.5 million in carbon taxes in the past financial year.

NZ gifts Rio Tinto $6m free carbon credits bonus

4 Aug 14 - The company that threatened to leave New Zealand if it introduced the Emissions Trading Scheme has had a $6 million windfall from taxpayers in the form of free carbon credits.

Frustrated forest owners quit trading scheme

4 Aug 14 - More than 750 owners of post-1989 forests left the Emissions Trading Scheme over the past year as New Zealandís net forestation rate plummeted.

Low surrender shows emitters using foreign units

4 Aug 14 - Just 0.5 per cent of the more than 45 million carbon units surrender for the 2013 emissions year were our home-grown units.

Economist rubbishes Govt's $500 power cost claim

4 Aug 14 - Government claims that lifting carbon prices would cost householders $500 more a year in electricity bills have been debunked.

WORTH WATCHING: New film shows up our sorry climate change story

4 Aug 14 - New Zealandís tortuously slow reaction to the threats of climate change has been documented.

Green economy key to change, says Labour

Andrew Little ... new opportunities.

4 Aug 14 - Labour says it will embrace the green economy by moving away from reliance on extractive industries and primary production toward low-carbon, high-value goods and services.

Foreign foresters might sue over ETS changes

1 Aug 14 - 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 Governmentís 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 Ė but theyíve 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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