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NZUs settle $6.82

Tuesday - NZUs did not trade yesterday, with the market settling at $6.82. OMFinancial reports:

Worried health workers call for climate action

Photo Credit: On guard workers concerned about climate

Monday - Tens of thousands of New Zealand health workers are calling for New Zealand to take urgent action on climate change, which they say is a critical health issue.

NZ gives to help stop destruction of oceans

Monday - New Zealand will contribute $1.8 million to help Pacific island nations to build resilience to ocean acidification as a result of climate change.

Marine scientist wants to cut by-catch victims

Monday - Examining the best ways to minimise the by-catch of protected species in fishing operations will be the subject of PhD research by a Victoria University graduate who has been awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford.

Solar innovator takes to the stage

Dr Justin Hodgkiss

Monday - Victoria University chemist Dr Justin Hodgkiss, whose research into second-generation photovoltaic panels featured in Carbon News’ The Innovators series last month, gives a public talk next week on the solar revolution.

Is Turnbull the man to clean up the climate mess?

Malcolm Turnbull, as a former investment banker, should be able to feel the prevailing global winds around climate finance. AAP

Monday - Australia’s climate policy is messier than a teenager’s bedroom, but is new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who visits New Zealand this week, the man to tidy it up?

It's time for the hard work to begin

Monday - Recent trips by President Obama highlight the costs of adapting – or responding – to climate change that we are paying today and will pay tomorrow.

Climate change ups danger for urban heat islands

Monday - Scientists warn that densely packed cities face even greater health hazards as greenhouse gases continue to push up temperatures.

Scientists push boundaries to find alternative energy

Monday - From algae to alloys, ingenuity in the world’s laboratories is fuelling experiments to find new ways of providing viable sources of clean energy.

France has a soil plan – and it’s not just about wine

Nature’s own carbon capture and storage. Matthias Ripp

Monday - French wine lovers have always taken their soil very seriously. But now the country’s government has introduced fresh reasons for the rest of the world to pay attention to their terroir.

Solar tops renewables in Australia

Monday - Solar photovoltaic became Australia’s largest source of renewable energy in 2014, a new report shows.

What in the world's going on ...

A strong El Niño is set to worsen the plight of coral in 2016.

Monday - * World's oceans facing biggest coral die-off in history * UN releases 20-page negotiating text for climate deal * Cars, aviation, steel ... the stranded assets risk spreads * California governor...

Climate-smart villages boost Nepali farmers' harvests

Climate-smart farming in action: Murali Paudel inspects his paddy.

Monday - Nepali farmers find environmentally friendly cultivation methods increase yields – and also help them adapt to rising temperatures and increasingly erratic rainfall.

Eco tours operator impresses judges

Monday - A successful business driven by the ethos of inspiration through adventure is how judges described Queenstown’s Ziptrek Ecotours in announcing it as the winner of the Environmental Tourism Award at...

Global megatrends driving our energy changes

5 Oct 15 - New Zealand’s energy sector is being transformed from a top-down centralised system to one that is much more interactive, yet also decentralised and fragmented, a new report says.

The climate change message is do something

5 Oct 15 - New research into what motivates people to take action on climate change shows that promoting the benefits of doing something to address the problem is an effective communication tool.

NZ pushes for fisheries protection

5 Oct 15 - New Zealand will push for greater protection of high-seas fisheries at an international conference in Chile this week.

Auction 2 could see contracts total worth $1b

5 Oct 15 - The second round of Australia’s Emissions Reduction Fund auction may see up to $1 billion worth of contracts entered into for the delivery of emissions reductions from land-use and high-emitting...

Climate change threatens financial crash, says banker

Mark Carney

5 Oct 15 - The world’s most influential banker says an orderly switch from fossil fuels to renewables is needed to avoid turmoil on world stock markets.

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