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Demand bound to increase

Friday - A very quiet day yesterday for spot NZUs, with the market settling at $3.80 on CommTrade. OMFinancial reports:

Chances of tougher ETS increases increase as some Dirty Politics mud sticks

Thursday - The NZU market continues to drift on small volumes - last at $3.80. OMFinancial reports:

High-altitude winds could help to power the Earth

Monday - Researchers have discovered that the world’s energy needs could easily be met by harnessing the power potential of high-altitude winds.

Cathay Pacific plugs into biofuel producer

Monday - Cathay Pacific Airways is investing in American sustainable biofuel company Fulcrum Bioenergy as part of a drive to achieve carbon-neutral growth from 2020.

Judge throws out family's fracking pollution case

Monday - A Texas judge has dismissed a million dollar lawsuit filed by a family who say their lives have been ruined by noxious emissions from oil and gas facilities near their home.

WORLD WEB ... news from the world of carbon

Monday - * Corporate Australia in denial over climate change, says former coal executive * Korean businesses decry carbon trading plan * India deals blow to climate negotiations * Tuvalu PM says climate change like a weapon of mass destruction * Al Gore enlists youth for climate control * 11 ways young people have revolutionised the climate debate * Project Survival: How Pacific island youth are facing down climate change

Don't waste your money on oil and gas

Monday - If you want a safe bet, don’t invest in some of today’s tempting oil and gas projects. That’s the message from a UK-based financial think-tank that aims to align the global energy market with climate reality.


Climate change the enemy of ancient cities

Monday - New research supports the growing body of evidence that many past civilisations have collapsed because of climate change. So is history repeating itself?

Scientists see problems with tar sand pipeline

Monday - European researchers say a 2000-mile pipeline designed to carry controversial tar sands oil from Canada to the southern US may lead to much more pollution than previously calculated.

Norway finds the wells have run dry

Monday - Statoil, the Norwegian state-owned company, has announced that it has failed to find commercial quantities of oil and gas in the Barents Sea this year.

So, what is this thing called perovskite?

Monday - By JON MAJOR.- Whenever I tell people I work with solar cells, I am asked the same two questions: are they ever going to be really cheap? And can you get me some?

The climate change world according to Piketty

Thomas Piketty ... act now.

Monday - French economist widely debated Thomas Piketty and his book Capital in the Twenty-First Century are a global publishing phenomenon. But while Piketty’s writing on wealth inequality has been widely...

Who has the courage to take on transport taboos?

Monday - Transportation continues to generate a large proportion of emissions worldwide, even as emissions from other areas of the economy fall.

Debate heats up as US looks at gas emissions

Monday - Groups for and against US government plans for new regulations aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions have been slugging it out at a series of heated debates across America.

City plans to harvest storm water

Monday - Scenic cascades will carry water through Sydney Park’s wetlands to the city’s largest storm water harvesting system to create a haven for native frogs and birds and encourage bush regeneration.

Sydney rubbish going down the tube

Monday - Sydney is putting its recycling system under ground

Sellers staying away

13 Aug 14 - The NZU market remains quiet, with virtually no trading occurring. OMFinancial reports:

Smog-plagued Beijing sets timer on use of coal

11 Aug 14 - Beijing will ban coal sales and use in its six main districts and other regions by the end of 2020 to cut air pollution.

New York posts climate crisis message … by law

11 Aug 14 - Adapting for climate change is no longer just a recommendation in New York State - it's about to become the law.


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