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Dr Suzi Kerr ... enormous opportunities.

Chile's new tax could open carbon doors for NZ

20 Oct 14 - Chile’s new carbon tax potentially offers New Zealand an opportunity to offset some of its own agricultural greenhouse gas emissions, says economist Dr Suzi Kerr.

WANTED: $44 trillion to switch to clean energy

David Elzinga ... people need answers.

13 Oct 14 - In a world wrestling with climate change and the need to phase out fossil fuels, nothing is more critical than making sure there are reliable and cost-effective clean energy technologies ready to fill the void.

Europe throws nuclear power a state-aid lifeline

Britain's Hinckley B nuclear power station.

13 Oct 14 - The European Commission has now agreed that Britain can subsidise the building of the world’s most expensive nuclear power station − despite previously believing that the deal breaks the European Union’s rules on state aid.

E-cars could make British carmakers great again

6 Oct 14 - British-owned car manufacturing has been in decline for decades, but the shift to electric cars might be just what is needed for a revival.

MIA ... but it doesn't mean China's not interested

Xi Jinping ... forging ahead.

29 Sep 14 - There were a few notable absentees among the more than 120 world leaders gathered in New York for last week's United Nations Climate Summit - and perhaps most notable of all was the head of the world’s highest-emitting nation, China’s President Xi Jinping.

WORLD WEB ... Obama’s drive for carbon pricing fails to win at home

29 Sep 14 - * Chile becomes the first South American country to tax carbon * UK to introduce fracking drilling law despite 99% opposition * US Homeland Security moves to tackle climate change risks * Hawaii's solar industry in precarious situation * The top 10 greenest cities in America * Avatar director James Cameron talks climate change

Clear skies for aviation industry, says Boeing report

29 Sep 14 - The business outlook for civil aviation is bright thanks mainly to rising Asian demand for aircraft. But airlines are expected to have a harder time, with tougher competition in Europe leading to a consolidation of the sector, according to the latest industry forecast.


It's simple ... either you believe, or you don't

John Key ... has failed to listen.

16 Sep 14 - By editor ADELIA HALLETT.- Voters in this weekend’s general election face a simple choice when it comes to climate change – you either believe it is a real and massive problem requiring...

We've got the world's lowest carbon prices

8 Sep 14 - New Zealand has the lowest carbon prices in the world, the World Bank says.

Australian transport stuck in the energy queue

1 Sep 14 - Australia has scored poorly in the energy efficiency of its land transport, and is well behind other major economies, a recent international scorecard has revealed.

Green fatigue ... or just not so much recycling?

25 Aug 14 - It has been suggested that a recent fall in recycling rates in Britain is due to green fatigue, caused by the confusing number of recycling bins presented to householders for different materials.

Business needs to make climate change stand

Dr Suzi Kerr ... major issue.

18 Aug 14 - There is still an element of climate change scepticism in New Zealand business, says a leading policy analyst.

Experts pinpoint what emissions cost economy

Professor Les Oxley ... international price.

18 Aug 14 - For the first time, economists have put a financial cost on the impact of greenhouse gases released by the industrialisation of developed countries.

The climate change world according to Piketty

Thomas Piketty ... act now.

18 Aug 14 - French economist widely debated Thomas Piketty and his book Capital in the Twenty-First Century are a global publishing phenomenon. But while Piketty’s writing on wealth inequality has been widely...

Who has the courage to take on transport taboos?

18 Aug 14 - Transportation continues to generate a large proportion of emissions worldwide, even as emissions from other areas of the economy fall.

Gases importers pay $1.5m carbon taxes

11 Aug 14 - Importers of synthetic greenhouse gases paid nearly $1.5 million in carbon taxes in the past financial year.

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?

WORTH WATCHING: New film shows up our sorry climate change story

4 Aug 14 - New Zealand’s tortuously slow reaction to the threats of climate change has been documented.

Carbon axe will boost renewables, says Trustpower

1 Aug 14 - Electricity generator Trustpower believes the repeal of Australia's carbon tax will be great for renewable energy, which is likely to be heavily favoured under the federal government's Renewable...


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