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ORR: Pacific adaptability a lesson for the world

Today 11:00am - Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr is invoking his own Pacific heritage in a new call for collective action on climate change.


Today 11:00am - Ten years ago, New Zealand forestry credits were being bought by Japanís Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.


Today 11:00am - The online Pacific Ocean Climate Change Conference is under way today and tomorrow.

New threat to prices from Govt auction

Wednesday - The Governmentís decision to auction large amounts of carbon credits without a technical reserve price in place poses a new downside risk to prices, warns the founder of one of New Zealandís carbon-trading platforms.


Wednesday - Spot NZUs opened at $34.90 bid and $35.30 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $35.05.


Wednesday - Ten years ago, electricity generator and retailer Mighty River Power (now known as Mercury) was busy signing contracts with landowners to supply it with carbon credits for 15 years.


Wednesday - The National Partyís caucus meets in Wellington today for the first time since the October 17 general election.

Get reserve in place to protect taxpayers, says Simpson

Tuesday - The Government can and should pass legislation allowing it to set reserve prices when it auctions carbon credits, National says.

Shaw 'odds-on' as minister, says Simpson

Tuesday - Nationalís climate spokesperson is picking Green Party co-leader James Shaw will stay on as climate minister.


Tuesday - Ten years ago, New Zealand businesses were starting to factor the impacts of climate change into their decision-making.


Tuesday - Talks continue today over what role, if any, the Green Party will have in the new Labour Government - including whether James Shaw will remain the country's climate minister.

FRIDAY POLITICS: A potentially costly hole in the Government's carbon-auctioning plan

23 Oct 20 - Green Party co-leader James Shaw is still in the running to retain his role as the countryís climate minister Ė but that might mean clearing up a bit of a mess of his own making.


23 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealandís Windflow Technologies was about to build two turbines for California.


23 Oct 20 - Submissions on the third round of consultation over the review of the Reserve Bank Act close today.

NZX wants 'efficient' links to secondary market

22 Oct 20 - The Governmentís new carbon-auctioning site could be connected to platforms in the secondary market.

Business makes bid for $7.23 billion

22 Oct 20 - Businesses want the new Government to back $7.23 billion worth of projects they say will cut the countryís greenhouse gas emissions by 5.5 per cent over the next decade.


22 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, fishing company Sealord was negotiating with fish-quota holders for a share of more than 145,000 free carbon credits.


22 Oct 20 - Environment Canterbury and Greater Wellington Regional Councilís transport committee both meet today.

Carbon auctioning platform operator revealed

21 Oct 20 - NZX has won the right to set up and operate the Governmentís carbon-auctioning platform.

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