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Why post-Paris businesses must get moving

Tuesday - Emissions Trading Scheme measures protecting industries from the full impact of carbon pricing have had their day, says an organisation representing a trillion dollars worth of investments.

Carbon questions lie in wait at Waitangi

Tuesday - The Government is likely to face tough questioning at Waitangi this weekend over carbon prices.

Our leaders suddenly silent on climate change

Winston Peters

Tuesday - The world’s leaders might have been talking big on climate change in Paris in December, but our local versions have been remarkably quiet on the subject in their state-of-the-nation speeches.

Labour setting sail to test the waters of the Pacific

Tuesday - Labour is sending a task force to the Pacific to investigate the impact of climate change on fresh water supplies.

Canberra pulls plug on emissions funding

Tuesday - Australia’s Emissions Reduction Fund is expected to run out of money by the end of the year, after the Government said it won’t put in any more.

NZ unlikely to act on emissions conditions

25 Jan 16 - ­New Zealand is unlikely to activate its conditional 2020 emissions reduction target, officials say.

Keystone pipeline case holds warning for NZ

25 Jan 16 - The Keystone oil pipeline case is the type of challenge New Zealand could face if it signs the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, a new analysis shows.


We need fearless leaders, says Clark

Helen Clark

25 Jan 16 - Former Prime Minister Helen Clark is calling for “fearless leadership” to get global agreements implemented – including the recently negotiated Paris Agreement on climate change.

Kiwis might be cool, but the heat is still on

Professor James Renwick

25 Jan 16 - Last year might not have been especially hot in New Zealand, that but doesn’t mean the country isn’t experience the impact of climate change, experts say.

Eight submitters lead in the charge on ETS

18 Jan 16 - Just eight people and organisations have so far made submissions on the latest review of the Emissions Trading Scheme.

Carbon closing in on $10 mark

18 Jan 16 - Carbon has started the year with a bang, trading good volume at prices pushing toward $10.

Target in sight ... but we're dining on leftovers

18 Jan 16 - New Zealand will meet its 2020 emissions reduction target – thanks to a surplus of units left over from 2012, latest government figures show.

ETS hits the highway

18 Jan 16 - The Government is going on the road to hear what people think about the Emissions Trading Scheme.

Businesses' biggest headache is the climate

18 Jan 16 - Climate change is now the single biggest issue facing business, according to a new global survey.

Don't scare the horses, advises academic

Professor Greg Melleuish

18 Jan 16 - Fewer scare stories and an appeal to people’s better natures are the key to getting voters on-side over environmental issues, says a politics expert.

COMMENT: Great, now all we need is a plan

15 Dec 15 - By editor ADELIA HALLETT.- Two months ago, Northern Employers and Manufacturers' Association chief Kim Campbell let fly on climate change.

We're beginning to see the wood despite the trees

15 Dec 15 - What’s in the Paris Agreement for forestry? Forest Owners’ Association chief executive DAVID RHODES reports from Paris.

NZ leads charge for world carbon market

Tim Groser

15 Dec 15 - Tentative steps have been made toward the development of an international carbon market.

New food status doesn't let NZ off the hook

15 Dec 15 - The pivotal role of agriculture in feeding the world has been recognised in the Paris Agreement on climate change – but that doesn’t mean New Zealand won’t be held accountable for biological...


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