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Stakeholders next up in ETS review

2 Feb 16 - The Emissions Trading Scheme review moves into stakeholder meetings this week.

Stand by ... it's another rough ride for forests

25 Jan 16 - The past year has been a momentous time for the world’s forests, with both good and bad news. Fasten your seat belts, because 2016 promises to be another roller-coaster ride.

Carbon closing in on $10 mark

18 Jan 16 - Carbon has started the year with a bang, trading good volume at prices pushing toward $10.

We're beginning to see the wood despite the trees

15 Dec 15 - What’s in the Paris Agreement for forestry? Forest Owners’ Association chief executive DAVID RHODES reports from Paris.

Pacific forester grabs Paris incentive

Dr Sean Weaver

15 Dec 15 - The Paris Agreement on climate change is an incentive for businesses to work with landowners across New Zealand and the Pacific to protect indigenous forests, says a social enterprise specialising in voluntary carbon credits.

Foresters likely have cover for fire losses

Marlborough ablaze

15 Dec 15 - Most of the forests involved in a fire burning in Marlborough are likely to have been insured against carbon loss.

Plant to beat emissions, expert tells farmers

Professor Euan Mason

30 Nov 15 - Cutting production is not the only way for New Zealand to offset agricultural emissions, says a forestry expert.


Taupo farmers take sustainability award

30 Nov 15 - A Taupo farming operation that found a way to live within a nitrogen cap took the top award at this year’s Sustainable Business Network awards.

Government launches review of ETS

Tim Groser

24 Nov 15 - The Emissions Trading Scheme review is under way.

Poor nation earns rich praise for emissions target

23 Nov 15 - Analysts say the Democratic Republic of Congo, one of the world’s poorest countries, has more credible plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions from forestry than several more developed states.

How we see ourselves in the year 2100

23 Nov 15 - Most books report on what has already happened. John O’Brien has written one that describes the future.

Get the waka back on course, says Maori expert

Chris Karamea Insley

9 Nov 15 - Environmental protection, hard-hitting policies on climate change, and a carbon price floor should all be part of a drive to rebuild the economy, a Maori economic development consultant says.

Plantation boom broken, so let’s go carbon farming

A treasure trove for carbon farmers

2 Nov 15 - In the rolling hills of Victoria’s Strzelecki Ranges, among paddocks of pasture and potatoes, stands a simple steel monument to the world’s tallest tree.

Groser confirms emissions backlash fear

27 Oct 15 - Climate Change Minister Tim Groser has confirmed that it was fear of an international backlash that stopped the Government splitting agricultural emissions from other emissions in New Zealand’s...

Quality emissions key to airline offsets

27 Oct 15 - International aviation could meet climate commitments using only high-quality emission reductions, a new report shows.

Papers suggest what's on the table at ETS review

19 Oct 15 - Agricultural emissions, the one-for-two surrender subsidy, and the $25 price cap are likely to be on the table in the Emissions Trading Scheme review this year, according to confidential Government...

Fonterra becomes second-largest user of coal

19 Oct 15 - Fonterra is now the second-largest user of coal in New Zealand, behind the New Zealand Steel plant at Glenbrook, says anti-coal campaign group Coal Action Network.

TPP has good news for environment

Nick Smith ... obligations

19 Oct 15 - Certification that goods are sustainably produced will become more common under the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, Environment Minister Nick Smith has told Parliament.

France has a soil plan – and it’s not just about wine

Nature’s own carbon capture and storage. Matthias Ripp

12 Oct 15 - French wine lovers have always taken their soil very seriously. But now the country’s government has introduced fresh reasons for the rest of the world to pay attention to their terroir.


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