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$4 is the new $3

Today 10:00am - There is fresh bidding coming into the market from several sources. OMFinancial reports

Speculators start to return to NZU market

Tuesday - A quiet start to the week for NZUs, with spot trading at $4 on small volume. OMFinancial reports.

What is the future of coal? It depends on which part of the world you’re talking about

Friday - Have reports of coal's demise been greatly exaggerated? It depends which part of the world you look at.

Europe could pay huge climate price, says report

Friday - A failure to act to reduce the impacts of climate change could cost Europe dear in lives lost and economic damage, according to a European Commission study.

Waste disposal becomes critical as nuclear sites close

Friday - Nuclear power is seen as one of the possible solutions to climate change, but the recent closure of five US power stations is forcing the industry to face up at last to the damaging legacy of how to deal with radioactive waste.

Carbon tax repeal could leave businesses marooned

Friday - In the short term, the repeal of Australia's carbon tax, passed in the Senate yesterday, may provide some relief for businesses and households as electricity bills fall — although possibly not as much as official estimates.

Study shows Australian emissions cuts were working

Friday - Carbon emissions in Australia’s national electricity market would have been 11 to 17 million tonnes higher if Australia had not introduced a carbon price.


Believe it, Mr Abbott, climate change is hurting Australia

Friday - the Australian prime minister may be scathing about climate science, but new research shows that burning fossil fuels is a significant factor in the long-term rainfall decline that is leaving...

ETS pay-off puts millions into climate projects

Friday - The sale of carbon credits for the first time will finance projects that help to tackle climate change.

WORLD WEB ... news from the world of carbon

Friday - * UK cities will exceed EU pollution limits until 2030 * Merkel returns to climate politics with call for EU leadership * Political meddling is damaging UK's low-carbon energy sector * It's time...

Paris gears up pay-for-pedal plan to boost the bicycle

Friday - The French Ministry of Ecology and Sustainable Energy Development has launched a trial scheme where commuters are paid to cycle to work.

Market still quiet

14 Jul 14 - NZUs remain quiet; the market closed at $4.10 on Friday. OMFinancial reports

Ambition key to 2015 global climate accord

11 Jul 14 - The word is "ambition," and it's being voiced with extra urgency by those who worry that the world's leaders won't soon commit themselves to measures strong enough to combat climate change.

Time is not on our side, warns UN

Ban Ki-moon ... we are not on track.

11 Jul 14 - International cooperation and bold action are needed to avoid dangerous and irreversible climate disruption, says the Unired Nations.

Billions in money pot could unlock clean energy deal

11 Jul 14 - Europe’s structural funding cash pool for energy efficiency and renewables projects has soared by 40 per cent to an estimated $NZ46 billion and could be used to broker a 2030 clean energy targets...

WORLD WEB ... news from the world of carbon

11 Jul 14 - * UN presents shopping list for 2015 climate deal * Electric ‘Boris cars’ are coming to London – how do they work in Paris? * European Court of Justice to hear UK air pollution case * Cities...

Australian farmers led astray on carbon farming

11 Jul 14 - Australian farmers and rural land owners are being told that they will be given powerful and direct incentives to store carbon in the land under the federal government’s new climate policy.

Scientists accuse Shell of climate doublethink

11 Jul 14 - The world’s biggest oil company has been accused of ‘doublethink’ in claiming that its fossil fuel assets will continue to be highly profitable and in demand, while recognising the need for decisive...

Cut emissions, say scientists, it's the only way

11 Jul 14 - Once again, American scientists have come to the same conclusion: there really is no alternative. The only way to contain climate change and limit global warming, they say, is to reduce carbon...


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