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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, itís 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 - Ng‚ti 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 Zealandís 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 Farmersí incoming president William Rolleston for taking the time to write about the Green Partyís Climate Tax Cut in last weekís Carbon...

'I shuddered at the thought of connecting my cooking stove with a toiletís 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...

The many reasons why wood is the way to go

27 Jun 14 - By CHAD OLIVER, Professor of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Director of the Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry, Yale University.- Although it may seem counter-intuitive, it would be...

Carbon tax call is all about playing politics

Charles Etherington ... bold words.

20 Jun 14 - By CHARLES ETHERINGTON, Warren Forestry Ltd.- The Greens are giving the impression of being ahead on the topic of a carbon tax versus the Emissions Trading Scheme, but, as usual, they are actually...

Scientists find simple way to produce biofuel

13 Jun 14 - Scientists in the United States claim they have developed a simple, one-step process that turns plant tissue into biofuel.

EU members abandon new-energy plans

6 Jun 14 - Most EU member states are virtually abandoning plans to develop new energy and fuel saving policies that could save the public money and reduce dependency on Russian gas, thanks to weak European...

Carbon world roundup

6 Jun 14 - Westpac's carbon desk takes a look over events in the world of international carbon.

Greens: Climate change biggest issue world has faced

Russel Norman ... unchartered territory.

3 Jun 14 - "They used to call climate change the biggest issue of our time; more recently, I've heard it described as the biggest issue of all time." Green Party co-leader RUSSEL NORMAN on why his party will...

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