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NZ joins pledge that includes increasing 2030 emissions target

Today 9:00am - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is among 64 world leaders committing to “meaningful” action to halt global environmental destruction - including increasing 2030 emissions reduction targets.

Labour promises $5 million a year more for just transition

Today 9:00am - Labour is promising to spend more money on getting the country’s workforce ready for the low-carbon economy.

TEN YEARS AGO...

Today 9:00am - Ten years ago, planning delays were frustrating a company wanting to build a tidal energy plant on the Kaipara Harbour.

WORTH NOTING...

Today 9:00am - The Sustainable Business Network holds a webinar on sustainable energy use in buildings tomorrow..

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National promises carbon credits from CCS

21 Sep 20 - A National Government would amend the Emissions Trading Scheme to recognise carbon capture and storage, clearing the way for technology to generate tradable carbon credits.

TRIBUTE: Environmental journalist Sandy Macdonald

21 Sep 20 - By ADELIA HALLETT | Today, Carbon News marks the passing of someone who has been at the heart of the publication since it started in 2008.


TEN YEARS AGO...

21 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, then energy minister Gerry Brownlee was touting a shift from coal to geothermal energy for electricity generation as evidence the Emissions Trading Scheme was working.

WORTH NOTING...

21 Sep 20 - It’s Green Building Week and the Sustainable Business Network has got events on all week.

CARBON FORESTS: First, prove there's a problem, says Parker

18 Sep 20 - Details of the Government’s response to concerns about farmland being converted to carbon forests are starting to emerge.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $34.05

18 Sep 20 - SPOT NZUs opened at $34.90 bid and $35.20 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $35.05.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

18 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, former mining engineer Greg Combet had just become Australia’s climate minister – and was assuring the coal industry of its place in Australia’s future.

WORTH NOTING ...

18 Sep 20 - Entries for the in the Sustainable Business Awards close tomorrow.

High carbon prices threaten NZ's low-carbon drive, say miners

17 Sep 20 - Record-high carbon prices risk driving away the very companies New Zealand needs in its push to decarbonise the economy, the minerals sector says.

MARKEST LATEST: NZUs $35

17 Sep 20 - Spot NZUs opened at $34.90 bid and $35.20 offered on CommTrade this morning after last fixing at $35.

TEN YEARS AGO...

17 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, a group of New Zealand chief executives was talking to former World Bank chief economist Lord Nicholas Stern about how this country could lead the world in low-carbon technology.

WORTH NOTING...

17 Sep 20 - Saturday is the last day for entries for the new resilience-in-a-crisis category in the Sustainable Business Awards.

Carbon hits a new high and looks set to go higher

16 Sep 20 - New Zealand carbon prices have broken through the $35 expected to act as a price cap and are being tipped to go higher.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $35

16 Sep 20 - Spot NZUs opened at $34.60 bid and $35.20 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $35.


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