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Sparkie on an e-bike

Today 11:15am - BY JEREMY ROSE - When Andy Dynan set himself up as an independent electrician, just over a year ago, he did what most tradies do and bought himself a 4 x 4 Toyota Hilux. The ute – New Zealand’s most popular vehicle is now on TradeMe – and Andy’s getting around on an e-bike.


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Today 11:15am - Ten years ago, Carbon News was reporting the ETS had failed to boost forest planting.

Organic dairy less emissions more moolah

Wednesday - Landcorp dairy farms that have gone organic have made big cuts to their GHG emissions and increased their profitability.


Wednesday - Organics NZ has an online launch of its market report for 2020/2021 today.


Wednesday - Ten years ago, NZ was on target to meet its Kyoto targets (a truly distant memory.)

Big business calls on Biden to double US climate target

Wednesday - More than 300 businesses have called on President Joe Biden to nearly double U.S. targets to reduce planet-warming emissions below 2005 levels by 2030.

Report calls for end of carbon gluttony

Wednesday - The world’s wealthy must radically change their lifestyles to tackle climate change, a report says.

Agriculture and energy sector account for 90 per cent of emissions

Tuesday - Agriculture and the energy sector accounted for 90 per cent of New Zealand’s gross greenhouse gas emissions in 2019, according to the Ministry of the Environment’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory 1990 –...

Bill requires finance sector to disclose climate risks

Tuesday - A Bill requiring the financial sector to disclose the impact of climate change on their business and explain how they manage climate-related risks has its first reading in Parliament this week.

AA calls for ETS revenues to be spent on green transport solutions

Tuesday - The AA has called on the government to spend revenue raised from the ETS on reducing transport emissions or mitigating the effects of climate change.


Tuesday - The renowned scientist, philosopher and environmental activist Dr Vandana Shiva is among those taking part in Organics NZ's online launch of its 2020/2021 market report tomorrow.


Tuesday - Ten years ago, Gull was launching a new bio-diesel.

Unions call for a just transition

Monday - Unions are calling for large-scale public investment as part of a “just transition” to a carbon-zero future in their submissions to the Climate Commission’s draft report.


Monday - The renowned scientist, philosopher and environmental activist Dr Vandana Shiva is among those taking part in Organics NZ's online launch of its market report for 2020/2021.


Monday - Ten years ago, a trader was warning the price of NZUs could crash as a result of credits result from the destruction of nitrous oxide and other gases being banned from Europe's ETS.

NZ emissions down, household emissions up

9 Apr 21 - The good news is that New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions were down in the year to December 2020, the not so good news is that that same month saw household emissions reach their highest ever...

The week in review

Photo Credit: RNZ

9 Apr 21 - The week that was: The PM accepts invite to virtual climate summit; slow burn on coal boiler shutdown; renewable energy stocks tumble, and the kids hit the streets.

Best by the rest...

9 Apr 21 - Every week journalists across the New Zealand media produce dozens of stories about climate change. We thought we'd start linking to some of the best from the preceding week each Friday. Here goes...

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Free range forest hens

Today 11:15am - MEDIA RELEASE - A leading forest free range farm will open today near Tokoroa...

New climate indices launched

Wednesday - MEDIA RELEASE - Scientific Beta launches unique series of pure climate indices...

Climate change study win marine biologist a PM science prize

Wednesday - Media Release - When Dr Christopher Cornwall began his biological research...

Covering Climate Again

Tuesday - MEDIA RELEASE: Covering Climate Now, a global journalism consortium of more...

Nats call for ClimCom report back time extension

Monday - Media release - National has written to Climate Change Minister James Shaw...

15000 ClimCom submissions

9 Apr 21 - Just over a week since submissions closed on the Climate Change Commission’s...

Marine species fleeing equator

8 Apr 21 - With tropical fish and other marine creatures already shifting south along...

Renewable LPG the answer

7 Apr 21 - MEDIA RELEASE - Renewable LPG can supply New Zealand’s LPG needs and achieve...

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