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Nigel Brunel ... volume breeds volume.

Our market badly needs liquidity, says pioneer carbon trader

Monday - Pioneer carbon trader Nigel Brunel is calling for liquidity in the New Zealand market.

Govt vows to ask public about emissions target

Russel Norman ... disappointed.

Monday - The Government will consult the public over New Zealand’s post-2020 emissions reduction target.

ETS nothing but 'words, fishhooks and traps,' says Palmer

Sir Geoffrey Palmer ... defective law.

23 Feb 15 - New Zealand’s Emissions Trading Scheme legislation is so full of “words, fishhooks and traps” that giving sound legal advice on it to businesses is almost impossible, says one of our leading legal minds.

Help our green businesses, pleads academic

Juliet Roper ... too expensive.

23 Feb 15 - New Zealand businesses want the Government to step up to protect the country’s 100% Pure brand.

Politicians sign cross-party climate change pact

Andrew Little ... we need a broker.

16 Feb 15 - British politicians have signed a ground-breaking agreement on climate change.

Energy-efficiency rules fail US academic's test

Arik Levinson ... energy failings.

16 Feb 15 - Energy efficiency rules in California have failed to cut energy consumption, suggesting that direct action is less effective than carbon pricing in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, a visiting economist says.

New brainstorming centre will tackle the 'weird stuff'

16 Feb 15 - A new centre of research excellence in Auckland will help New Zealand business to develop the “weird stuff” that could transform the economy, its director says.


Our universities get a D for divestment

16 Feb 15 - New Zealand universities are among the worst in the world when it comes to divestment from fossil fuel investments, a new report says.

Australia readies for first emissions auction

16 Feb 15 - Australia’s first Emissions Reduction Fund auction will be in April – a month later than the market expected.

Nats' Waitangi promise: We'll talk to Maori about climate change

Tim Groser ... commitment.

9 Feb 15 - The Government has said it will work with Maori on the two big climate change/carbon pricing decisions it faces this year – the post-2020 emissions reduction target and the review of the Emissions...

Iwi leaders lose climate change champion

Dr Apirana Mahuika ... influential.

9 Feb 15 - One of New Zealand’s most influential leaders on climate change has died.

Climate debt grows as Australia messes about

9 Feb 15 - Policy procrastination over climate change is costing Australia money, a new analysis shows.

Cheap fuel little help with emissions, says expert

9 Feb 15 - Cheap fuel prices will do little to help New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions profile, says transport and energy expert Professor Ralph Simms.

Chatham Rock awaits island phosphate ruling

9 Feb 15 - A decision on whether a New Zealand company will be allowed to mine undersea phosphate for use in agricultural fertilisers will be released this week.

Trading will be back, say Australian businesses

Frank Jotzo ... heavy pressure.

2 Feb 15 - Most Australian businesses believe the country will return to an emissions trading scheme or a carbon tax by 2020.

NZ investors ignore fossil fuel warning signs

2 Feb 15 - New Zealand businesses are failing to read the warnings about investing in fossil fuels, says Morgan Foundation chief Geoff Simmons.

Churches reject State's fossil fuel view

2 Feb 15 - The State in New Zealand might still favour investment in fossil fuels, but increasingly our churches do not.

More green tourists asking environmental questions

2 Feb 15 - Tourists from across the world are increasingly demanding environmentally sustainable holidays.

Carbon prices hit two-year high

27 Jan 15 - New Zealand carbon is at its highest price in more than two years.


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