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TEN YEARS AGO...

Thursday - Ten years ago Kiwi technology company LanzaTech was signing a deal Korean company Posco to turn climate-damaging flue gases into ethanol.

Councils debating Climcom recommendations

Tuesday - Greater Wellington and Waikato regional councils’ climate change committees both meet this afternoon to consider, among other things, responses to the Climate Change Commission’s 2021 draft report.

Leveraging AI to fight climate change

19 Feb 21 - International organisations, researchers and data scientists say artificial intelligence and big data are critical to combat years of promises but inadequate action on the climate, biodiversity and pollution crises.

Emissions 'return to normal', says Fletcher Building

17 Feb 21 - The country’s largest building company says emissions have returned to normal in the wake of the covid-19 pandemic shutdown.

Genesis puts another fossil-fuel unit on standby

15 Feb 21 - Genesis Energy says it is advancing plans for more renewable electricity generation – but is also preparing to fire up an extra fossil-fuel turbine at Huntly this winter if needed.

Carbon-free future is in reach for US by 2050

12 Feb 21 - The United States − per head of population perhaps the world’s most prodigal emitter of greenhouse gases − can reverse that and have a carbon-free future within three decades, at a cost of no more than $1 per person per day.

Z tells Govt how to cut transport emissions

9 Dec 20 - Z Energy is sticking with its dream of selling low-emissions biodiesel, albeit with an Australian product because its own production plant has been mothballed.


Italian and German trains hitch up to hydrogen bandwagon

1 Dec 20 - Rail operators in Italy and Germany are turning to hydrogen power in an attempt to make their train networks more environmentally friendly, with Deutsche Bahn, partnering up with Siemens, among the...

TEN YEARS AGO ...

27 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, South Korea said it would have carbon-capture-and-storage technology operating by 2020.

New fund helps businesses ditch coal and gas

12 Nov 20 - Businesses wanting to stop using coal and gas for heat can tap into a new $70 million fund.

Tesla investor defends soaring share price

9 Nov 20 - One of the biggest investors in Tesla has defended the explosive growth in the US electric carmaker’s share price, arguing that it is “far from an aberration”.

Help for SMEs to cut emissions

4 Nov 20 - A new tool for measuring carbon emissions in small and medium-sized businesses will help decarbonise the country’s supply chain, says Toitû Envirocare.

Australian business wants a Green New Deal

22 Oct 20 - Australian company directors want a more radical policy reset to recover from the covid-19 recession including bigger investments in infrastructure, reforms of industrial relations and a Green New...

Covid crisis not affecting climate investment drive

2 Oct 20 - Investors representing more $1.5 trillion in funds say their enthusiasm for low-carbon strategies hasn’t been dented by the economic impacts of the covid-19 pandemic.

The low-down on Australia's low-emissions roadmap

29 Sep 20 - Picking winners has been anathema to Australian policy-making for decades. The federal government’s technology investment roadmap bucks the trend, targeting public investments in specific...

Resources spokesman threatens to quit ALP over climate target

29 Sep 20 - Veteran New South Wales Labor right-winger Joel Fitzgibbon has threatened to quit the shadow cabinet if the opposition adopts a medium-term emissions reduction target he cannot live with.

TEN YEARS AGO...

17 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, a group of New Zealand chief executives was talking to former World Bank chief economist Lord Nicholas Stern about how this country could lead the world in low-carbon technology.

TEN YEARS AGO...

14 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, LanzaTech – then a New Zealand company – had signed a deal with one of China’s largest coal producers to make fuels and chemicals from waste.

TEN YEARS AGO...

31 Aug 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealand companies were racing to develop sustainable plastics and polymers.


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