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Treasury ... no notes.

Fossil-fuel investment risk not on our radar, says Treasury

Monday - Fossil-fuel investment exposure might be worrying the Bank of England, but it has failed to cause any ripples at New Zealand’s Treasury.

Memo Jo: Foresters need a bit more than praise

Paul Nicholls ... real carbon price, please.

Monday - Forest owners want the Government to put its money where its mouth is on sustainable forestry – and are gathering the numbers to back their case.

NZ slow to commit to Paris emissions deadline

Monday - New Zealand will not get its post-2020 emissions reduction target into the United Nations by the end of the month.

Nine billion reasons to get rid of our forest pests

Monday - The economic benefits of wiping out possums, rats, mice and mustelids in New Zealand would outweigh the costs, latest research shows.

On yer bike, says pedal-power Mike

Mike Tritt ... switched on.

Monday - Former Greenpeace activist Michael Tritt has found a new way, for him, to save the world – business.

Forest planting heads for even more pitiful levels

16 Mar 15 - Forest planting levels could be even lower than last year’s pitiful level, says leading forestry company PF Olsen.

Foresters draw up wishlist for ETS review

Tim Groser ... no word on review.

16 Mar 15 - The Emissions Trading Scheme review is likely to be pushed into next year, forest owners say.


Chemical fertilisers poison our water, says study

16 Mar 15 - Waterways – including human drinking supplies – are being poisoned by excessive use of chemical fertilisers, new research shows.

Finland declares itself a bio-economy superpower

16 Mar 15 - Finland has launched a research centre for the refining of biomass into biochemicals as part of the country’s drive to double its bio-economy.

Better water quality in the spotlight

16 Mar 15 - The economics of environmentalism will be under the spotlight in Tauranga next week.

Carbon measure puts us among worst in the world

Tim Groser .. we're fine.

9 Mar 15 - New Zealand’s carbon intensity is going through the roof, despite Government claims to the contrary.

Beehive breaking our climate change pledge

9 Mar 15 - Latest figures show that New Zealand is not planting enough trees to meet its climate change pledges, and a carbon forestry expert says that the Government is to blame.

Our market badly needs liquidity, says pioneer carbon trader

Nigel Brunel ... volume breeds volume.

2 Mar 15 - Pioneer carbon trader Nigel Brunel is calling for liquidity in the New Zealand market.

Govt vows to ask public about emissions target

Russel Norman ... disappointed.

2 Mar 15 - The Government will consult the public over New Zealand’s post-2020 emissions reduction target.

ETS nothing but 'words, fishhooks and traps,' says Palmer

Sir Geoffrey Palmer ... defective law.

23 Feb 15 - New Zealand’s Emissions Trading Scheme legislation is so full of “words, fishhooks and traps” that giving sound legal advice on it to businesses is almost impossible, says one of our leading legal...

Help our green businesses, pleads academic

Juliet Roper ... too expensive.

23 Feb 15 - New Zealand businesses want the Government to step up to protect the country’s 100% Pure brand.

Politicians sign cross-party climate change pact

Andrew Little ... we need a broker.

16 Feb 15 - British politicians have signed a ground-breaking agreement on climate change.

Energy-efficiency rules fail US academic's test

Arik Levinson ... energy failings.

16 Feb 15 - Energy efficiency rules in California have failed to cut energy consumption, suggesting that direct action is less effective than carbon pricing in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, a visiting...

New brainstorming centre will tackle the 'weird stuff'

16 Feb 15 - A new centre of research excellence in Auckland will help New Zealand business to develop the “weird stuff” that could transform the economy, its director says.


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