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FRIDAY POLITICS: Ready, willing, and Abel

Friday - By ADELIA HALLETT | A largely unheralded candidate selection in Auckland this week could prove pivotal in New Zealand’s climate politics.

Wellington again plugs electric buses

Friday - Wellington will get more electric buses as part of a drive to slash emissions.

Aucklanders take to public transport

Friday - Auckland’s public transport system is finally as popular as it was in the 1950s – albeit with five times the population.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Friday - Ten years ago, a coalition of big United States businesses working on climate change was falling apart.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ...

Friday - You’ve got one week left to get in submissions on changes to the settings of the Emissions Trading Scheme and on the Government’s plans to accelerate the use of renewable energy.

Free carbon credits might get early overhaul

Thursday - The entire formula used to calculate how free many free carbon credits heavy emitters receive might be overhauled before the end of the year.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Thursday - Ten years ago, a company behind plans for a tidal-power station on the Kaipara Harbour was warning that New Zealand was falling behind on clean-power development.


WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ...

Thursday - Parliament’s Environment Committee is discussing changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme today, as well as the annual reports of the Environmental Protection Authority and Predator Free 2050.

Z Energy offers free deal on offsetting

Wednesday - Z Energy is moving into the offsetting business – for free.

Funds back 110 more EV-charging stations

Wednesday - Money towards another 110 electric-vehicle-charging stations has been announced this morning, bringing the number of Government-funded stations to more than 1000.

Auckland's CityLink buses going electric

Wednesday - Buses in downtown Auckland are going electric.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Wednesday - Ten years ago, Australia was being criticised for a $60 billion, 10-year deal to supply 30 million tonnes of coal a year to run China’s coal-fired power stations.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ...

Wednesday - Applications for the Government’s Low-Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund open today, with secure parking for electric bikes eligible for the first time.

Air NZ emissions climbing, says global report

Tuesday - Air New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions are rising faster than its emissions-reduction schemes are coping with, a new paper shows.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Tuesday - Ten years ago, aggregated bundles of New Zealand forestry credits were finding ready buyers overseas.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ...

Tuesday - Greater Wellington Regional Council’s environment committee meets today to set environmental priorities.

ETS deal cuts oil refinery gas emissions

Monday - Greenhouse gas emissions from the Marsden Point oil refinery have fallen 20 per cent as a result of a deal exempting the refinery from the Emissions Trading Scheme, the company says.

Climate change low on Nats' question list

Monday - Fewer than five per cent of the written questions to Government ministers lodged this year are about climate change.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Monday - Ten years ago, members of John Key’s Cabinet were asking business leaders for information on climate change.


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