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Shane Jones ... big gap in the ranks.

So long Shane Jones, a man who got the message

Thursday - Shane Jones’ legacy to the Labour Party – and potentially New Zealand - is a policy designed to release the environmental and social potential of forestry, as well as boost economic returns.

At last, we're moving on wood carbon rules

Thursday - New Zealand is finally moving to recognise carbon stored in wood products – two years after it could have done so.

Scientists question Ruataniwha hearing advice

Dr Russell Death ... concerns removed from draft report.

17 Apr 14 - Serious questions raised in Parliament about the independence of scientific advice in consent hearings from Government scientists are justified, says a key witness in the Ruataniwha dam hearing.

Climate change means the skids are under skiing

17 Apr 14 - Skiing on New Zealand’s highest skifields will be viable for another generation – but possibly not for longer than that - thanks to climate change.

Politicians leading us on a path to catastrophe, warns former PM

Sir Geoffrey Palmer ... we're like lemmings heading for the cliff.

11 Apr 14 - Politicians too afraid of losing votes to talk about climate change are sentencing humanity to catastrophe, says former Prime Minister Sir Geoffrey Palmer.

Our emissions up ... thanks to cars and cows

11 Apr 14 - New Zealanders’ love affair with cars and cows has pushed our greenhouse gas emissions up by 25 per cent.

Z Energy goes it alone with $21 million biodiesel plant to supply local market

4 Apr 14 - A commercial-scale biodiesel project nearly stymied by the withdrawal of Government support is to go ahead.

Tax credits deal fuels LanzaTech move to Illinois

4 Apr 14 - NEW ZEALAND clean-tech company LanzaTech has been lured to Illinois with more than $US1 million worth of tax credits.

ETS officials talking to Korea and Thailand

4 Apr 14 - NEW ZEALAND is working on ways to link with emerging carbon markets in Korea and Thailand.

Profit comes before environment, says Act leader

Jamie Whyte ... bottom lines.

4 Apr 14 - NEW Act Party leader Jamie Whyte says that businesses have no obligation to the environment.

March busy month for trading carbon units

4 Apr 14 - TWENTY-THREE million carbon units were traded on the New Zealand market last month.

We need a price target range, says forest expert

Peter Olsen ... business needs certainty.

28 Mar 14 - A LEADING forestry services executive is calling on the Government to set a target range for carbon prices.

Z Energy on fuels project sideline

28 Mar 14 - ONE OF THE companies involved in a $13.5 million project investigating the viability of turning wood waste into biofuel says it is not involved in the NXT Fuels project.

Not worth it, say international traders

28 Mar 14 - INTERNATIONAL carbon traders say there is little incentive for the private sector to get involved in carbon-sequestering forestry projects.

Carbon price inaction could hurt Nats at poll

21 Mar 14 - National could feel at the ballot box its failure to take action on carbon prices and lack of vision on forestry.

Carbon price breach of rights, says Maori leader

Tariana Turia ... unacceptable.

21 Mar 14 - Maori Party co-leader Tariana Turia has weighed into the row over low carbon prices, describing the loss of value of credits given to Maori in Treaty of Waitangi settlements as a breach of human...

Let's get together, says UK energy expert

Prof Robin Grimes ... tidal energy opportunities.

21 Mar 14 - Huge potential exists for New Zealand and Britain to collaborate on the science and technology of renewable energies, says the British Foreign Office chief scientific adviser.

Australian Senate throws out carbon tax bill

21 Mar 14 - The Australian Government’s bill to scrap that country’s carbon tax has been thrown out of the Senate, prompting speculation that a double dissolution could be looming.

Power emissions down for quarter

21 Mar 14 - New Zealand's greenhouse gas emissions from electricity are at a 17-year low.

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