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CARBON FORESTS: First, prove there's a problem, says Parker

Friday - Details of the Government’s response to concerns about farmland being converted to carbon forests are starting to emerge.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $34.05

Friday - SPOT NZUs opened at $34.90 bid and $35.20 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $35.05.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Friday - Ten years ago, former mining engineer Greg Combet had just become Australia’s climate minister – and was assuring the coal industry of its place in Australia’s future.

WORTH NOTING ...

Friday - Entries for the in the Sustainable Business Awards close tomorrow.

High carbon prices threaten NZ's low-carbon drive, say miners

Thursday - Record-high carbon prices risk driving away the very companies New Zealand needs in its push to decarbonise the economy, the minerals sector says.

MARKEST LATEST: NZUs $35

Thursday - Spot NZUs opened at $34.90 bid and $35.20 offered on CommTrade this morning after last fixing at $35.

TEN YEARS AGO...

Thursday - Ten years ago, a group of New Zealand chief executives was talking to former World Bank chief economist Lord Nicholas Stern about how this country could lead the world in low-carbon technology.


WORTH NOTING...

Thursday - Saturday is the last day for entries for the new resilience-in-a-crisis category in the Sustainable Business Awards.

Carbon hits a new high and looks set to go higher

Wednesday - New Zealand carbon prices have broken through the $35 expected to act as a price cap and are being tipped to go higher.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $35

Wednesday - Spot NZUs opened at $34.60 bid and $35.20 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $35.

TEN YEARS AGO...

Wednesday - Ten years ago, HBSC was predicting that by 2020, electric vehicles would be a bigger global market than renewable energy.

WORTH NOTING...

Wednesday - Treasury will release the Pre-Election Fiscal Update, aka the Prefu, today.

Govt confirms mandatory climate-risk reporting regime

15 Sep 20 - New Zealand’s largest financial institutions and companies will be the first in the world to face mandatory disclosure of their climate risks.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $34.50

15 Sep 20 - Spot NZUs opened at $34.20 bid and $34.75 offered on CommTrade this morning after last fixing at $34.50.

OPINION: Now is the time for businesses to step up

15 Sep 20 - While covid-19 wreaks havoc on economies, industries and businesses around the world, some challenges are equally as urgent and potentially as devastating.

TEN YEARS AGO...

15 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, forest owners, worried about their own future carbon liabilities come harvest time, were sitting on their carbon credits, saying an NZU spot price of $19 was not enough to tempt them.

WORTH NOTING...

15 Sep 20 - Tomorrow is Prefu day – the day Treasury releases the Pre-Election Fiscal Update.

Carbon forests 'buying our way out of sin', says Simpson

14 Sep 20 - Using carbon credits to meet New Zealand’s emissions reduction target is like trying to buy your way out of sin, says National’s climate spokesperson Scott Simpson.

TEN YEARS AGO...

14 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, LanzaTech – then a New Zealand company – had signed a deal with one of China’s largest coal producers to make fuels and chemicals from waste.


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