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Decision day looms on future of 1:2 provision

21 Apr 16 - The future of the one-for-two (holding industrial emitters responsible for just half their greenhouse gas emissions) should be known by the end of next month.

Here’s a way to make carbon markets work better

11 Apr 16 - Carbon markets could play a crucial role in delivering promises made at the Paris climate conference.

Major bank sees 2020 Asia-Pacific carbon market

8 Apr 16 - An Asia-Pacific regional carbon market could emerge after 2020, a new report suggests.

Don't do what NZ did, warns ADB

8 Apr 16 - The dramatic undermining of New Zealand’s carbon prices by cheap foreign offsets is being used as a lesson in what not to do when setting up an emissions trading scheme.

CARBON CLIMBS: Price up 23% in four months

7 Apr 16 - Carbon prices continue their long climb out of the doldrums, rising 23 per cent this year alone.

Fiscal risk of climate change is in the trillions

5 Apr 16 - Nearly $NZ35 trillion worth of global financial assets could be at risk from climate change, a new report is warning.

Emitters miss deadline ... but can still file

4 Apr 16 - Some emitters failed to get their 2015 returns in by last Thursday’s deadline.


D-day for emitters ... but not everyone will make it

31 Mar 16 - Today is the last day for emitters to file returns for 2015. And inevitably, there will be some who don’t.

Ex-NZ carbon registry has role in $19 billion deal

22 Mar 16 - A carbon and environmental registry founded in New Zealand is now part of a new British-American company formed in a $19.2 billion deal.

Cold-blooded Buffett tells investors to buy into Noah's Law

Warren Buffett

2 Mar 16 - As Warren Buffett spelled out to his investors this week, the billionaire’s attitude toward climate change is not really laissez-faire, but rather one of sang-froid.

Green bond market aims to raise fighting fund

1 Mar 16 - Businesses are setting up a global green bond market to raise finance to combat the effects of climate change.

Market likes minister's carbon price comment

Nigel Brunel

23 Feb 16 - The market is firming on the back of news that Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett expects carbon prices to rise.

Carbon closing in on $10 mark

18 Jan 16 - Carbon has started the year with a bang, trading good volume at prices pushing toward $10.

Target in sight ... but we're dining on leftovers

18 Jan 16 - New Zealand will meet its 2020 emissions reduction target – thanks to a surplus of units left over from 2012, latest government figures show.

Carbon prices lift 50% since beginning of year

15 Dec 15 - Carbon prices are closing the year 50 per cent up on where they started the 12 months.

Charles calls for switch to low carbon investment

Prince Charles

2 Nov 15 - Prince Charles urges investors to play a key role as future-makers by pressuring governments to take decisive action on climate change.

UN offers Kyoto credits direct to public

28 Sep 15 - The United Nations is offering Kyoto-compliant carbon credits directly to the public.

Fewer units pass through register

10 Aug 15 - Fewer than four million units passed through the New Zealand register last month – less than half than in July last year.

Linking carbon unit values poses major problem

13 Jul 15 - Figuring out how carbon units from different jurisdictions relate to each other is one of the biggest challenges facing the emerging global carbon market.


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