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Paul Sammon

ZERO EMISSIONS: Study will show us how to do it

Today 10:00am - An international economist is in New Zealand preparing a report on how the country can cut all greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Takanini joins e-charger network

Today 10:00am - Aucklandís southern-most public electric vehicle charger has opened in Takanini.

Sort out bioenergy, industry tells Government

Thursday - The ditching of plans for a large geothermally driven wood-processing plant in Northland shows why the Government must sort out New Zealandís bioenergy plan, the industry says.

GLASS GIANTS: How cities are forcing skyscrapers to evolve

Thursday - Slick, glassy skyscrapers cast their shadows over the streets and spaces of cities all over the world.

Anxious investors plead for clear climate policy

Emma Herd

Tuesday - Australian investors want clear climate policy that delivers certainty Ė and access to international carbon markets, says the Investor Group on Climate Change.

How NZ could become biofutures powerhouse

Brian Cox

Monday - New Zealand could easily become a Queensland-style biofutures superpower, local industry leaders say.

FUSION FUTURE: A time of transition and potential

Monday - For centuries, humans have dreamed of harnessing the power of the sun to energise our lives here on Earth.


China to lead way in growth of solar market

2 Dec 16 - The global solar photovoltaic market is likely to grow to nearly 300 gigawatts this year.

Trading group hails EU climate strategy move

2 Dec 16 - The European Commissionís Winter Package is a further step toward harmonising the blocís climate and energy strategy, says the International Emissions Trading Association.

Households cut emissions by 11%, says report

Suzi Kerr

30 Nov 16 - The average New Zealand householdís emissions fell 11 per cent between 2006 and 2012, new research shows.

Trump can't stop rising use of fossil fuels

Pete Kiernan

30 Nov 16 - Climate policies will keep chipping away at fossil fuelsí role as the mainstay of global energy use, despite Donald Trumpís appointment as United States president in 2017, according to a new report...

Switch to new power puts pressure on boilers

30 Nov 16 - A push for renewable generation is affecting demand for boilers, turbines and generators, a new report shows.

Rural bank warns farmers of green backlash

29 Nov 16 - A rural bank is warning New Zealand farmers that poor environmental performance could create trade barriers against their produce.

Public wants to know green business credentials

Sarah Bolger

28 Nov 16 - Strutting environmental credentials is paying off for businesses, as climate change rises rapidly as an issue in the minds of the public.

Careless companies hit by rising water costs

28 Nov 16 - Companies worldwide are being warned that taking water preservation measures is now vital, and that those who fail to act are likely to face mounting financial losses.

Bolivia battles water crisis as glaciers vanish

28 Nov 16 - The government of Bolivia has been forced to declare a state of emergency as it faces its worst drought for at least 25 years.

Richer forest biodiversity could rake in billions

25 Nov 16 - Biodiversity is not just a conservationist ideal, it is a high-value strategy, according to new research. It makes forests more productive, and could deliver up to $500bn a year in wealth across the...

Can Americans turn Black Friday green?

25 Nov 16 - While shoppers scramble for Black Friday bargains this year, outdoor retailer REI is closing its 145 US stores. This is the second consecutive year the Seattle-based company will ignore the frenzy...

Will China and Europe form a powerful climate bloc?

24 Nov 16 - It seems almost certain that US President-elect Donald Trump will walk away from the Paris climate agreement next year. In the absence of US leadership, the question is: who will step up?


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