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CARBON CLIMB: Prices rise 20% in three weeks

15 Jun 16 - Carbon prices have climbed 20 per cent in the three weeks since the Government confirmed that the one-for-two subsidy would be gone within three years.

Carbon cracks $16 and climbing

7 Jun 16 - Carbon continues to climb, hitting $16 just a week after reaching the $15 milestone.

Carbon price up 10.9% since subsidy dumped

3 Jun 16 - Carbon prices have climbed 10.9 per cent in the week since the phase-out of the one-for-two subsidy was announced.

Washington revises carbon trading plan

2 Jun 16 - Washington state has published a revised plan for an emissions trading scheme, targeting a 1.7 per cent annual reduction in emissions from industrial and electric power installations.

BUDGET BOOST: Carbon crashes through $15 barrier

27 May 16 - Carbon has hit the magic $15 mark this morning on the back of the Government’s Budget announcement on the Emissions Trading Scheme.

Record numbers of NZUs on the move

10 May 16 - More NZUs have moved through the Emissions Unit Registry in the past two months than at any time in the history of the Emissions Trading Scheme.

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.

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