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Carbon prices hit two-year high

Tuesday - New Zealand carbon is at its highest price in more than two years.

Forest owners seek truth about dairying

Tuesday - Foresters are calling for an honest analysis of the costs of the intensification of dairying.

Government stays quiet on emission trading plans

Tuesday - The Government still isn’t talking about this year’s scheduled review of the Emissions Trading Scheme.

Climate-conscious Labour leader means business

Andrew Little ... new economy.

Tuesday - Businesses showing leadership on climate change can expect to get the ear of new Labour Party leader Andrew Little.

It's time to take a good look at ourselves ...

Tuesday - By editor ADELIA HALLETT.-This year, I’m putting my money where my mouth is.

Register sees fewer carbon units

Tuesday - More than 150 million carbon units passed through the New Zealand register last year.

Best wishes ...

22 Dec 14 - Carbon News wishes all of its readers an enjoyable Christmas and New Year break and a promising start to a prosperous 2015. We'll be in your inbox again on January 27 (January 26 is Auckland and Northland Anniversary Day).


Dairying costs exceed export income, says report

22 Dec 14 - Dairying is probably costing the country more than it earns in export revenue.

Transport and heating force up gas emissions

22 Dec 14 - Greenhouse gas emissions from energy are up as the burning of gas and oil for transport and heating cancels out gains from renewable electricity production.

Minister's transport plan just tokenism, says expert

Simon Bridges ... no climate link.

22 Dec 14 - The Government is being accused of tokenism in its attempts to cut greenhouse gas emissions from transport.

English goes silent on carbon deficit costs

Bill English ... suddenly silent.

15 Dec 14 - The Government is refusing to discuss what impact a 2030 carbon deficit will have on the economy – despite warnings from Treasury.

Climate expert: It's all smoke and mirrors, Mr Groser

Professor Ralph Sims ... minister is wrong.

15 Dec 14 - New Zealand is using smoke and mirrors to meet its 2020 emissions reduction target, when it could get there by using clean heating and transport technologies, says one of our leading scientists.

Fossil fuel probe under way as NZ goes exploring

15 Dec 14 - New Zealand is expanding oil and gas exploration at the same time as Britain probes the likely cost of stranded fossil-fuel assets.

We're facing a $3b carbon crisis ... and it could be worse

8 Dec 14 - New Zealand has a $3 billion carbon headache looming – and Treasury says that’s the conservative estimate.

The country needs a carbon budget, says pressure group

8 Dec 14 - A climate change lobby group is calling for a national carbon budget and legally binding emissions reduction targets.

Groser has a cunning plan (but he won't say what it is)

Tim Groser ... pushing the envelope.

8 Dec 14 - Climate Change Minister Tim Groser says New Zealand will “push the envelope” on post-2020 emissions reductions.

Investiors back clean coke with close on $700,000

8 Dec 14 - New Zealand clean-tech pioneer CarbonScape raised nearly $700,000 through its crowd-sourcing campaign.

Labour vows to watch work and the new economy

Grant Robertson ... we must plan now.

1 Dec 14 - The Labour Party’s Future of Work Commission will include analysis of the impacts on work of climate change and the low-carbon economy.

Govt hopes Kyoto credits will cover emissions blow-out

1 Dec 14 - The Government will use international Kyoto credits received in what’s known as the KP1 true-up to cover its emissions blow-out.


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