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Nigel Brunel

Carbon prices jump after Budget breakthrough

Today 2:30pm - Carbon prices jumped this afternoon on confirmation that the one-for-two subsidy is to be phased out, and could reach $20 by the end of the year.

NATS' 19%: Bennett blames population growth

Paula Bennett

Today 11:00am - New Zealandís net greenhouse gas emissions have gone up 19 per cent under the National Government Ė and Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett is blaming population growth.

Minister puts figure on hot-air credits

James Shaw

Today 11:00am - More than a quarter of the units New Zealand used to meet its Kyoto commitments were hot-air credits, Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett said in Parliament yesterday.

Now hear this ...

Today 11:00am - If the development of international carbon markets is your idea of a good story, settle back with your headphones and listen to this.

PARIS PUSH: Pact could be ready to go next year

Jo Tyndall

Wednesday - The Paris Agreement could well come into force next year, says a New Zealander leading work to flesh out the details of the new global climate change pact.

CARBON CRISIS: Our emissions up a whopping 56%

Monday - New Zealandís net greenhouse gas emissions Ė the amount it actually contributes to damaging the climate Ė rose a whopping 56.7 per cent over 24 years in which it was supposed to be cutting emissions, new Government data shows.

Fairness key as UN begins strengthening Paris deal

17 May 16 - The dust has long settled from Decemberís Paris climate summit, which hammered out the first truly global deal to reduce emissions.

Government might not carry over units

3 May 16 - The Government might not carry any carbon units over after 2020.

Carbon budgeting big success, says UK expert

Professor Jim Skea

27 Apr 16 - Carbon budgeting and an independent statutory body that reports on the Governmentís performance have been critical to the United Kingdomís success in cutting greenhouse gases, says a visiting expert.

Bennett stays on course for higher carbon price

Paula Bennett

26 Apr 16 - Climate Change Minister Paula has again said that carbon prices need to be higher.

ETS ADVICE: Supply more important than price

21 Apr 16 - Any carbon market controls in New Zealandís Emissions Trading Scheme should be based on supply, not price, says an international business organisation promoting markets to reduce climate change.

Dodgy units aside, we could make money from ETS credits

Dr Ivan Diaz-Rainey

20 Apr 16 - Accusations that almost all the international units brought into the Emissions Trading Scheme are fraudulent are an exaggeration, says an expert who believes that the scheme could generate a nice...

WAKE UP! The nation must start taking action

Professor James Renwick

19 Apr 16 - By editor ADELIA HALLETT | A climate change report released today by worried scientists should shake all New Zealanders, from the prime minister down, to their core.

NZ international credits dealing is fraud, says report

18 Apr 16 - New Zealandís determination to use carried-over international carbon credits to meet its 2020 emissions reduction target make it party to an international fraud, a new report says.

Top table invites us to chew over carbon market

14 Apr 16 - New Zealand is to join a select group of countries talking about developing a global carbon market.

Adopting Paris Agreement could be a year away

13 Apr 16 - It could be year or more before New Zealand ratifies the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Climate minister will sign us up to Paris pact

Paula Bennett

12 Apr 16 - New Zealand will sign the Paris Agreement in New York on April 22.

Could this be a fair dinkum climate policy for Australia?

12 Apr 16 - An Australian think-tank claims to have done the impossible Ė come up with an effective climate policy that both sides of the political divide can live with.

EXPOSED! Our man in Paris comes in from the cold

12 Apr 16 - It seems there was a would-be John le Carre lurking among New Zealandís diplomatic corps at the Paris climate negotiations in December.

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