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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 - National’s 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

Friday - Green Party co-leader James Shaw is still in the running to retain his role as the country’s climate minister – but that might mean clearing up a bit of a mess of his own making.


Friday - Ten years ago, New Zealand’s Windflow Technologies was about to build two turbines for California.


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

NZX wants 'efficient' links to secondary market

Thursday - The Government’s new carbon-auctioning site could be connected to platforms in the secondary market.

Business makes bid for $7.23 billion

Thursday - Businesses want the new Government to back $7.23 billion worth of projects they say will cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by 5.5 per cent over the next decade.


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


Thursday - Environment Canterbury and Greater Wellington Regional Council’s transport committee both meet today.

Carbon auctioning platform operator revealed

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


21 Oct 20 - Spot NZUs opened at $35.05 bid and $35.15 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $35.05.

Businesses talking sustainable procurement

21 Oct 20 - Some of the country’s biggest organisations are working together to figure out how to drive sustainable purchasing by businesses.


21 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, online trading platform Trade Me went carbon-neutral.


21 Oct 20 - The Resource Management Law Association holds an online mini-conference tomorrow on reforming the Resource Management Act.

Election has little impact on carbon markets

20 Oct 20 - Carbon markets have barely reacted to the general election, which returned Labour to power with an absolutely majority and arguably an endorsement of its actions on climate change.

We need to solve the dry-year problem, says Carr

20 Oct 20 - Electrification of more of the economy to reduce the country’s greenhouse gas emissions will require a resolution to the risk posed by dry years to the hydro-electricity system, says Climate Change...


20 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, Europe was claiming victory in its plans to bring international aviation emissions into its Emissions Trading Scheme.

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Big penalty for environmental pollution

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Funding welcome for recycling plant upgrades

26 Aug 20 - Local Government New Zealand has today welcomed the stimulus funding to upgrade...

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