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Paul Nicholls ... real carbon price, please.

Memo Jo: Foresters need a bit more than praise

Monday - Forest owners want the Government to put its money where its mouth is on sustainable forestry – and are gathering the numbers to back their case.

Foresters draw up wishlist for ETS review

Tim Groser ... no word on review.

16 Mar 15 - The Emissions Trading Scheme review is likely to be pushed into next year, forest owners say.

Sellers few and far between

10 Mar 15 - NZUs traded up to $6.20 on $70k yesterday as some emitters started to step into the market and mop up small sellers. OMFinancial reports:

Carbon measure puts us among worst in the world

Tim Groser .. we're fine.

9 Mar 15 - New Zealand’s carbon intensity is going through the roof, despite Government claims to the contrary.

Beehive breaking our climate change pledge

9 Mar 15 - Latest figures show that New Zealand is not planting enough trees to meet its climate change pledges, and a carbon forestry expert says that the Government is to blame.

Let's cut emissions, not worry about how

2 Mar 15 - Australia had an emissions trading scheme with a fixed price; it was one good way to encourage carbon cuts throughout the economy.

ETS nothing but 'words, fishhooks and traps,' says Palmer

Sir Geoffrey Palmer ... defective law.

23 Feb 15 - New Zealand’s Emissions Trading Scheme legislation is so full of “words, fishhooks and traps” that giving sound legal advice on it to businesses is almost impossible, says one of our leading legal minds.


New Zealand’s defective law on climate change, by Sir Geoffrey Palmer

23 Feb 15 - Distinguished law fellow Sir Geoffrey Palmer, QC, has been at or near the heart of our attempts to tackled climate change for nearly three decades.

Australia readies for first emissions auction

16 Feb 15 - Australia’s first Emissions Reduction Fund auction will be in April – a month later than the market expected.

EU edges toward 2018 start date for carbon reform

16 Feb 15 - European Union politicians are expected to agree on a compromise 2018 start date for reforms to the Emissions Trading System to try to bridge divisions over efforts to prop up the world's biggest...

Nats' Waitangi promise: We'll talk to Maori about climate change

Tim Groser ... commitment.

9 Feb 15 - The Government has said it will work with Maori on the two big climate change/carbon pricing decisions it faces this year – the post-2020 emissions reduction target and the review of the Emissions...

Iwi leaders lose climate change champion

Dr Apirana Mahuika ... influential.

9 Feb 15 - One of New Zealand’s most influential leaders on climate change has died.

Climate debt grows as Australia messes about

9 Feb 15 - Policy procrastination over climate change is costing Australia money, a new analysis shows.

Trading will be back, say Australian businesses

Frank Jotzo ... heavy pressure.

2 Feb 15 - Most Australian businesses believe the country will return to an emissions trading scheme or a carbon tax by 2020.

Carbon pricing the challenge for the future

2 Feb 15 - The concept of carbon pricing as a tool to combat climate change is broadly accepted by the international community. But at what price, and under what conditions?

Carbon prices hit two-year high

27 Jan 15 - New Zealand carbon is at its highest price in more than two years.

Government stays quiet on emission trading plans

27 Jan 15 - The Government still isn’t talking about this year’s scheduled review of the Emissions Trading Scheme.

English goes silent on carbon deficit costs

Bill English ... suddenly silent.

15 Dec 14 - The Government is refusing to discuss what impact a 2030 carbon deficit will have on the economy – despite warnings from Treasury.

Carbon trade in Beijing tops 100 million yuan

15 Dec 14 - Carbon trade volume in Beijing has reached 105 million yuan ($NZ21.8 million) since a carbon emissions trading scheme was launched in the city a year ago.


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