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Labour vows to scrap emitters' one-for-two deal

Monday - The one-for-two deal that halves emitters’ carbon liabilities would be scrapped by a Labour government.

NZ First backs iwi $600m carbon claim

Mere Takoko ... getting smarter.

Monday - New Zealand First supports an iwi leaders’ bid to raise carbon prices.

Forest owners welcome return of grant scheme

Monday - Forest owners are welcoming the reinstatement of the Afforestation Grant Scheme – but say that lifting carbon prices would reverse deforestation overnight.

Foresters like look of climate commission

Monday - Forest owners like the Labour Party's plan to set up an independent climate commission.

Sarawak’s logging roads would go round the Earth … twice

Once were jungle ... a spider-web of logging roads in the Baram River area of northern Sarawak.

Monday - Sarawak’s logging companies, known for their unsustainable practices, have created a road network 88,111 km long in the Malaysian state’s rainforest, says a protest group.

Economy changes fuel Spain's fire dangers

25 Aug 14 - Climate change is gradually turning Spain into a fire zone – but it’s also the change in the economic climate that is inflaming the situation.

Register holds 150 million NZUs

11 Aug 14 - More than 150 million NZUs are being held in accounts in the Emissions Units Register.


Greens have a tempting carbon tax idea

11 Aug 14 - A carbon price is still the best and fairest way to achieve emissions cuts, but as Australia and New Zealand show, it’s not easy to get it right. How could carbon pricing be improved?

Science eyes role of water in beating climate change

11 Aug 14 - Should we pick and choose our climate strategies based on how water-wise they are?

Spot NZUs at $3.95

6 Aug 14 - A very quiet day for carbon yesterday. OMFinancial reports:

Low surrender shows emitters using foreign units

4 Aug 14 - Just 0.5 per cent of the more than 45 million carbon units surrender for the 2013 emissions year were our home-grown units.

Business begins to adopt the circular economy

1 Aug 14 - The concept of the circular economy has left the realm of academic theory and entered the world of business.

Iwi appoints new environment chief

1 Aug 14 - Ngâti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated has a new director of environment and natural resources.

Green cities make us feel better, says study

18 Jul 14 - Urban conservation can save significant amounts of money in health spending, according to Wellington researchers.

Savvy farmers back push for clean-tech economy

Brian Cox ... no Government interest.

11 Jul 14 - The agricultural sector is putting its weight behind New Zealand’s shift to a clean-tech economy, says the Bioenergy Association.

NORMAN: The longer we wait the more it will cost

Russel Norman ... biggest challenge of our time.

11 Jul 14 - By RUSSEL NORMAN, Green Party co-leader.- Thanks to Federated Farmers’ incoming president William Rolleston for taking the time to write about the Green Party’s Climate Tax Cut in last week’s Carbon...

'I shuddered at the thought of connecting my cooking stove with a toilet’s septic tank'

4 Jul 14 - Sunita Bote, a 30-year-old housewife from the small village of Kumroj in eastern Nepal, was far from convinced when energy specialists from the capital city, Kathmandu, talked about the benefits of...

Foresters leave scheme

27 Jun 14 - Forty-seven participants left the Emissions Trading Scheme over the past year.

Carbon tax won't fix troubled ETS, says report

27 Jun 14 - New Zealand's emissions price beacon is "obscured in the fog of policy uncertainty", but dumping it in favour of a carbon tax isn't the only way to fix it, say Motu Research's Catherine Leining and...


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