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Scientists plead for cuts to ballooning fossil fuel emissions

Monday - Scientists are calling for rapid cuts in the use of fossil fuels in the wake of data out today showing we have almost used up our fossil-fuel credit.

Political parties fail to get the sustainability message through

Jacqueline Ireland ... key messages missing.

Monday - New Zealandersí support for a shift to a sustainable economy is growing, according to new research from Colmar Brunton.

If the PM doesn't worry about climate change, why should we?

John Key ... rich, so he must be right

Monday - New Zealanders are taking their cue on climate change from the Prime Minister, says social trends researcher Jill Caldwell.

Big business signs up with sustainability driver

Rachel Brown ... tipping point.

Monday - Some of New Zealandís largest companies and organisations have signed up to a new international movement on sustainable business.

Why Kiwibank took its business to the kids

Monday - When Kiwibank wanted to know how to move beyond the first stage of being a sustainable business, it asked a bunch of 10-year-olds.

We're spending millions, say green-wise farmers

Monday - Manawatu-Whanganui region farmers have spent an average $110,000 each over the past five years on measures to protect the environment, according to a Federated Farmers survey.

It's simple ... either you believe, or you don't

John Key ... has failed to listen.

16 Sep 14 - By editor ADELIA HALLETT.- Voters in this weekendís general election face a simple choice when it comes to climate change Ė you either believe it is a real and massive problem requiring transformation of the economy, or you donít.


NZ scientists line up first lo-gas sheep

16 Sep 14 - Farmers could have access to low-methane-emitting sheep as early as 2016.

Green start-ups eyeball Snowball crowd-funder

Shaun Edlin ... few options.

16 Sep 14 - Clean-tech start-ups are showing interest in a new crowd-funding platform for business.

Beehive buys fight with business climate crusader

Phillip Mills ... the worst government since Muldoon's.

8 Sep 14 - The Government has locked horns with one of New Zealandís leading business people over climate change and the new economy.

Angry green-plan backers desert Horizon council

8 Sep 14 - Every member of the Horizonís Regional Council that worked on the controversial One Plan has left amid allegations of political interference in implementing the ground-breaking environmental rules.

NZ needs to be in China now, says carbon trader

8 Sep 14 - New Zealand should be knocking on Chinaís door now if it wants to exploit huge potential from that countryís apparent determination to put a national emissions trading scheme in place in 2016, says a...

Are we doing an America's Cup on new-tech, asks investor

Nick Gerritsen ... NZ locked in the past.

8 Sep 14 - New Zealand is in danger of seeing its plans to be a leader of the new technology go the same way as our last Americaís Cup challenge, says clean-tech investor Nick Gerritsen.

New-energy groups join up to sell NZ credentials

8 Sep 14 - Renewable energy sectors are joining forces to promote New Zealandís clean-energy credentials as a new international industry.

We've got the world's lowest carbon prices

8 Sep 14 - New Zealand has the lowest carbon prices in the world, the World Bank says.

Labour vows to scrap emitters' one-for-two deal

1 Sep 14 - The one-for-two deal that halves emittersí carbon liabilities would be scrapped by a Labour government.

NZ First backs iwi $600m carbon claim

Mere Takoko ... getting smarter.

1 Sep 14 - New Zealand First supports an iwi leadersí bid to raise carbon prices.

Forest owners welcome return of grant scheme

1 Sep 14 - Forest owners are welcoming the reinstatement of the Afforestation Grant Scheme Ė but say that lifting carbon prices would reverse deforestation overnight.

Ten more years is too late, says Nobel winner

Professor Yan T Lee ... out of 10, we're at 9.

1 Sep 14 - Negotiating a global agreement to replace the Kyoto Protocol at climate change talks in Paris next year is critical to the survival of society, a visiting Nobel Prize-winning scientist says.


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