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Dairy company says it's well on the way to measuring farm emissions

Today 12:00pm - Fonterra is optimistic it will find a way to accurately measure the amount of greenhouse gas emissions being produced by each dairy farm in time to avoid them coming into the Emissions Trading Scheme.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $35.80

Today 12:00pm - Spot NZUs opened at $35.70 bid and $36 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $35.80.

WORTH NOTING ...

Today 12:00pm - Parliament opens today, with the swearing in of new MPs and the election of a Speaker. The formal Speech from the Throne, outlining the Government’s plans, will be made tomorrow.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Today 12:00pm - Ten years ago, forest owners were warning that keeping agricultural emissions out of the Emissions Trading Scheme would affect planting rates.

Ardern talks climate with Biden and farmers

Tuesday - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the Government is pressing ahead at home and abroad with action on climate change.

Kiwi company uses Bitcoin to buy solar panels

Tuesday - New Zealand’s latest and largest solar farm is being partially funded by cryptocurrency.

WORTH NOTING ...

Tuesday - Finding ways to greenhouse gas emissions from farming will dominate discussion at the Primary Industries Summit today.


TEN YEARS AGO ...

Tuesday - Ten years ago, the Green Party was claiming success in making sustainability mainstream economic thinking.

Carbon farming makes space for native forests

Monday - One of New Zealand biggest carbon farmers say New Zealand can have its carbon cake and eat it too.

WORTH NOTING ...

Monday - It's back to the office for MPs this week, with Parliament opening on Wednesday and the Speech from the Throne, outlining the new Government’s agenda, on Thursday.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Monday - Ten years ago, for the first time, a buyer looking for spot NZUs was calling for tenders to supply forward units.

FRIDAY POLITICS: Border tariffs on Govt's to-do list

Friday - Carbon tariffs at the border are on the Government's agenda this term to protect the country’s steel, aluminium and cement industries as they decarbonise.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $35.80

Friday - Spot NZUs opened at $35.75 bid and $35.85 offered on CommTrade this morning, after lasts fixing at $35.80.

And the award goes to...

Friday - A sustainable farm producing top-quality honey in Northland is the big winner in this year’s Sustainable Business Awards announced in Auckland last night.

WORTH NOTING ...

Friday - Climate activist group Extinction Rebellion says it will target Genesis Energy’s headquarters in downtown Auckland this afternoon.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Friday - Ten years ago, Canada’s Conservative Government killed attempts to cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Big prices but little supply in NZ carbon market

19 Nov 20 - Carbon prices are continuing to climb, with sellers now seeking up to $35.90 for spot NZUs.

Cutting carbon will cost tourism and export industries

19 Nov 20 - The tourism and export sectors need to prepare for growing transport costs, Climate Change Commission chair Dr Rod Carr is warning.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $35.80

19 Nov 20 - Spot NZUs opened at $35.70 bid and $36.00 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $35.80 - a new record price.


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