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Stranded-assets threat making mark on business

Today 10:00am - The risk of being left with stranded assets is focusing business attention on climate change, says the organiser of an up-coming business conference in Auckland.

New figures show foresters deserting tree-planting

24 Aug 15 - More of New Zealand’s post-1989 plantation forests are outside the Emissions Trading Scheme than are in it.

Australia's 'weak' emissions targets don't add up

17 Aug 15 - Australia has a huge gap between its projected and target 2030 emissions, an analyst is warning.

'Myopic focus' costing us climate change progress

17 Aug 15 - New Zealand might have reached the limits of its ability to exploit natural resources, the Labour Party says.

Review ETS after Paris, says climate lawyer

17 Aug 15 - The Emissions Trading Scheme review should be pushed off into next year, a climate change lawyer says.

Caygill sets out on new energy mission

David Caygill ... energy job.

3 Aug 15 - Former Finance Minister David Caygill is to chair the BusinessNZ Energy Council – a group of energy companies whose mission is to secure a sustainable energy future for New Zealand.

Treasury maps out our path to a low-carbon enconomy

27 Jul 15 - A strong carbon price, better urban planning, a climate commission and systematic assessment of how government policies affect climate change would help New Zealand’s transition to a low-carbon economy, Treasury says.


One year on from the carbon price experiment, the rebound in emissions is clear

Tasmanian hydro power had a boom couple of years when the carbon price was in place.
Photo Credit: CSIRO

27 Jul 15 - Just over a year ago, Australia concluded a unique public policy experiment. For the preceding two years and two weeks, it had put a price on a range of greenhouse gas emitting activities, most...

'Failed' NZ could be walking into trap at Paris climate summit

Professor Bill Hare ... fail mark for NZ.

13 Jul 15 - New Zealand could be in trouble with its post-2020 emissions reduction target if the world doesn’t allow us to continue to use creative accounting to meet our obligations, international scientists...

Businesses put brakes on climate action, says study

13 Jul 15 - Fewer businesses are taking action on greenhouse gases than two years ago, Waikato University’s latest sustainability report shows.

Foresters see need for big ETS changes

13 Jul 15 - Major changes will need to be made to the Emissions Trading Scheme if New Zealand wants to meet its just-announced post-2020 emissions reduction target.

English off on no-climate-talking tour

Bill English ... on tour.

13 Jul 15 - Finance Minister Bill English is heading to China – but he has no plans to discuss that country’s moves into carbon trading.

We're still undecided on ETS, says minister

Tim Groser ... taking a look.

8 Jul 15 - The terms of reference for the review of the Emissions Trading Scheme have not yet been set, says Climate Change Minister Tim Groser.

NZ sets post 2030 target

7 Jul 15 - The Government has just announced the emissions reduction target New Zealand will take to international climate talks in Paris - 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030.

Large parcel of NZUs for tender

7 Jul 15 - Two hundred thousand – and potentially a million – spot NZUs have come to the market this morning.

We could still be a carbon leader, says trader

Nigel Brunel ... we're in an ideal position

6 Jul 15 - It’s not too late for New Zealand to become an international carbon trading hub, says pioneer carbon trader Nigel Brunel.

WORLD TODAY: New coal plants most urgent threat to the planet, warns OECD head

6 Jul 15 - * Greenhouse gas blamed for climate expulsion driving temperature rises across Pacific nations * China climate pledge inadequate on efficiency, say analysts * UN tells oil giants to stop lobbying...

Carbon trades higher

1 Jul 15 - Spot NZUs closed at $6.80 yesterday on 15k. OMFinancial reports:

Forget the courts, we must get to the politicians

Sir Geoffrey Palmer ... we're in a dire position.

29 Jun 15 - A court case ordering the Dutch Government to slash greenhouse gas emissions is ground breaking – but unlikely to be replicated in New Zealand.


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