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Hunt for oil anchors Govt's environment plan

Tuesday - The National Party is leading off its environmental package for its new term in power with plans to encourage more oil exploration – despite the burning of fossil fuels being the single biggest cause of climate change.

Honey hits the jackpot for steep-land believer

Tuesday - In 2010, Taranaki farmer Neil Walker was enthusiastic about the potential for a combination of carbon farming and beekeeping to rejuvenate steep-land farming.

Green-coke pioneer puts faith in public-funding

Fired up ... NZ Steel wants CarbonScape green coke.

Tuesday - Clean-coal company CarbonScape is the first clean-tech company in New Zealand to use crowd-funding to raise capital.

Good tyres tread lightly on the Earth

Tuesday - New Zealand could cut greenhouse gas emissions by 6000 tonnes a year by installing fuel-efficient tyres on the nation’s fleet of light vehicles.

Emissions register has a new look

Tuesday - The Environmental Protection Authority is making the national emissions register more user-friendly.

Chile's new tax could open carbon doors for NZ

Dr Suzi Kerr ... enormous opportunities.

20 Oct 14 - Chile’s new carbon tax potentially offers New Zealand an opportunity to offset some of its own agricultural greenhouse gas emissions, says economist Dr Suzi Kerr.

Soils SOS as cities gobble up our best growing land

20 Oct 14 - New Zealand is allowing its elite soils to be eaten up by cities – despite signing up to a new global campaign to protect valuable agricultural land.


Rod Oram: Why I'm getting out of fossil fuels

Rod Oram ... doing his bit.

20 Oct 14 - Business commentator Rod Oram is putting his money where his mouth is when it comes to sustainable investment.

Anxious foresters await review of foreign credits ban

13 Oct 14 - A controversial decision to make foresters the only emitters banned from using cheap foreign carbon credits to offset their greenhouse gas emissions is under review.

BUSINESS POSER: Are you creating value, or destroying it?

Clean water ... easy to access, at the moment.

13 Oct 14 - New Zealand is leading the world on integrated reporting.

Beehive stays silent on emissions target

Tim Groser ... undecided.

13 Oct 14 - The Government remains mum on New Zealand’s 2030 emissions reduction target.

Australia's big emitters might yet be billed

13 Oct 14 - Australian companies could yet face a financial penalty for excessive greenhouse gas emissions.

'Business as usual' no way to run our rivers

Dr Bob Costanza ... trust needed.

13 Oct 14 - If, as delegates to the 17th International Rivers Symposium agreed, that river restoration is “the hottest topic on the planet” then the insistence by governments world-wide to ignore it is the issue.

Fish heading south big worry for tropic zone

13 Oct 14 - Fish stocks could migrate up to 26 kilometres a decade as the world’s ocean warm.

We're wrong about waterways, admits Government

6 Oct 14 - The Government has admitted that official information on the state of New Zealand’s waterways is wrong.

QUIET! Climate-cautious Key sends message to ministers

Simon Bridges ... oh, dear.

6 Oct 14 - The Government’s new cabinet line-up confirms its lack of interest in climate change.

Emissions register in low gear

6 Oct 14 - Activity on the New Zealand Emissions Unit Register was slow again last month.

Memo John Key: Look Pacific leaders in the eye

Kennedy Graham ... it's a card game.

29 Sep 14 - The Government is being challenged to invite the leaders of the Marshall Islands, Tuvalu and Kiribati to come and tell Parliament what they think of New Zealand’s climate change policies.

Renewables make mark on emissions figures

29 Sep 14 - Increasing generation from renewables is continuing to drive a massive drop in greenhouse gas emissions from electricity in New Zealand.


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You'll never run out of printer paper

25 Aug 14 - A printer which reuses the same paper over again has won Toshiba two awards

Canon offers environment prizes

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CRL Energy wins environment award

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Sustainability graduates make their mark

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