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MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25

Wednesday - Spot NZUs opened at $25.00 bid and $25.10 offered on the CommTrade platform this morning, after last fixing at $25.

Cities critical to climate, Wellington tells Govt

Tuesday - One of the country's largest local authorities says the Government 's plans for urban development are at odds with its programme for combatting climate change.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.05

Tuesday - Spot NZUs opened at $25.00 bid and $25.10 offered on the CommTrade platform this morning, after last fixing at $25.05.

Simpson happy with his lot

Tuesday - Coromandel MP Scott Simpson says he’s pleased to have kept the climate and environment portfolios in yesterday’s National Party reshuffle but had no say in the matter.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Tuesday - Ten years ago, the head of one of Australia’s biggest power companies said coal was back in town after the country’s plans for an emissions trading scheme were spiked.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ...

Tuesday - The Climate Action Tracker international climate science coalition holds an online summit today on achieving net-zero emissions energy systems.

Muller's got 'very strong views' on cutting carbon

Todd Muller

Monday - New National Party leader Todd Muller says the drive toward a low-emissions economy should continue despite the effects of the covid-19 pandemic on the economy.


MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25

Monday - Spot NZUs opened at $25.00 bid and $25.10 offered on the CommTrade platform this morning, after last fixing at $25.05.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Monday - Ten years ago, economist Professor Ross Garnaut was calling for a carbon tax to be imposed in Australia after plans to introduce an emissions trading scheme he designed were defeated in the Senate...

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ...

Monday - Horizons Regional Council is expected to approve its 2020/21 annual plan today, with $175,000 going to assessing the region’s vulnerability to climate change.

POLITICS: It looks like more of the same

22 May 20 - The outcome of National’s leadership stoush today is unlikely to affect the party’s approach to climate policy.

Waste operator cuts gas emissions

22 May 20 - Waste Management has cut greenhouse gas emissions from its own operations – but emissions from the rubbish it deals with are climbing.

Regional rail wins funding for business case

22 May 20 - A proposal for new trains to replace diesel engines with electric and expand Wellington’s regional rail service has won Government funding – but only to see if the business case stacks up.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

22 May 20 - Ten years ago, more than 800 companies were waiting to hear who would be eligible for free carbon credits as emitters started to enter the Emissions Trading Scheme.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ...

22 May 20 - Today is the last day for expressions of interest for funding under the latest round of the Government’s Waste Minimisation Scheme.

Hydrogen dream driven by greed, says expert

Steve Goldthorpe

21 May 20 - New Zealand’s dream of a hydrogen-powered economy is being driven by greedy oil industry investors and “enchanted” government officials, an energy analyst says.0

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $25.02

21 May 20 - Spot NZUs opened at $24.75 bid and $25.10 offered on the CommTrade platform this morning, after last fixing at $25.02.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

21 May 20 - Ten years ago, Fonterra was fighting a decision by the National Government to cut it out of a scheme giving free carbon credits to trade-exposed heavy emitters.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ...

21 May 20 - Today is the last day for submissions on a new law aimed at smoothing out the supply of logs for the domestic wood industry.


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