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EDITORIAL: 202O - the year we got serious?

14 Dec 20 - Believe it or not, a 54 per cent rise in the price of NZUs this year does not make 2020 the year of the biggest gains.

TEN YEARS AGO ...

14 Dec 20 - Ten years ago, farmers were pushing the Government to take agricultural emissions out of the Emissions Trading Scheme.

WELLINGTON: Give us carbon credits for our wetlands

10 Dec 20 - A second regional authority is calling for non-forestry carbon sequestration like wetland restoration to earn carbon credits.

Research spending doesn't match priorities - report

10 Dec 20 - There’s a serious mismatch between what New Zealand’s Government identifies as the most pressing environmental issues, including climate change and freshwater quality, and the investments in environmental research it actually makes.

SYNLAIT: Food giants ready to pay for sustainable products

9 Dec 20 - New Zealand dairy producers and food processors have a great opportunity to benefit from recent emission-reduction pledges by global brands, Synlait Milk said.

Biogas plans from livestock called greenwashing by environmentalists

8 Dec 20 - Corporate pork and dairy producers are producing biogas to reduce methane emissions. But the actual climate benefits are unclear, and often overstated.

Cutting emissions and making fertiliser from beer-and-chip waste

8 Dec 20 - The much-loved combination of beer and chips is being harnessed to tackle climate change.


OPINION: Time to 'fess-up on our climate record

2 Dec 20 - Following today's planned climate emergency declaration, New Zealand will have to face up to the fact it has one of the worst climate records of industrialised nations.

WORTH NOTING ...

2 Dec 20 - Today is climate emergency day, when Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will move in Parliament that New Zealand declares a climate emergency.

UK scrambles to decide first post-Brexit climate pledge

1 Dec 20 - Britain is preparing to announce its first solo carbon-cutting pledge to the Paris climate agreement, in a tight political manoeuvre ahead of an ambition summit on December 12.

WORTH NOTING ...

1 Dec 20 - Climate activist organisation 350 Aotearoa will perform street theatre in the Octagon at lunchtime today in a bid to get the government-owned Accident Compensation Corporation to stop investing in...

NZ to push carbon trade deal to Europe and UK

30 Nov 20 - Joining a New Zealand-led trade pact on climate change could be more effective than putting up trade barriers on carbon, New Zealand will tell Europe and the United Kingdom.

WORTH NOTING ...

30 Nov 20 - Parliament sits this week, with the James Shaw’s climate emergency declaration expected in the House on Wednesday.

WORTH NOTING ...

27 Nov 20 - Parliament sits on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday next week.

Gas, carbon capture key to emissions cut - BP

26 Nov 20 - By GAVIN EVANS | Natural gas, especially when combined with carbon capture use and storage, can play a critical role meeting the world’s net-zero carbon targets, BP economist Michael Cohen says.

WORTH NOTING ...

26 Nov 20 - The Sustainable Business Network’s Convergence Conference on transitioning to a low-carbon economy over the next decade is on today in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and online.

Dairy company says it's well on the way to measuring farm emissions

25 Nov 20 - Fonterra is optimistic it will find a way to accurately measure the amount of greenhouse gas emissions being produced by each dairy farm in time to meet a Government deadline of 2022.

Ardern talks climate with Biden and farmers

24 Nov 20 - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the Government is pressing ahead at home and abroad with action on climate change.

Kiwi company uses Bitcoin to buy solar panels

24 Nov 20 - New Zealand’s latest and largest solar farm is being partially funded by cryptocurrency.


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