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Friday - Submissions on the third round of consultation over the review of the Reserve Bank Act close today.

Electric cars 'as cheap to manufacture' as regular models by 2024

Friday - Electric cars will cost the same to make as conventional cars, with internal combustion engines, by 2024, according to new research.

Business makes bid for $7.23 billion

Thursday - Businesses want the new Government to back $7.23 billion worth of projects they say will cut the countryís greenhouse gas emissions by 5.5 per cent over the next decade.


Thursday - Environment Canterbury and Greater Wellington Regional Councilís transport committee both meet today.

Businesses talking sustainable procurement

Wednesday - Some of the countryís biggest organisations are working together to figure out how to drive sustainable purchasing by businesses.

Let's cool the ground and keep drilling, says Big Oil

Wednesday - Oil company ConocoPhillips has a problem; it wants to pump 160,000 more barrels of oil each day from a new project on Alaskaís North Slope, but the fossil fuels it and others produce are leading to global heating, and the Arctic is melting.


Wednesday - The Resource Management Law Association holds an online mini-conference tomorrow on reforming the Resource Management Act.

We need to solve the dry-year problem, says Carr

Tuesday - Electrification of more of the economy to reduce the countryís greenhouse gas emissions will require a resolution to the risk posed by dry years to the hydro-electricity system, says Climate Change...


Tuesday - On Thursday, the Resource Management Law Association holds an online mini-conference on reforming the Resource Management Act.

The four who could be our next climate minister

19 Oct 20 - Who will be New Zealandís next climate minister? Carbon News canvasses the options and comes up with four names.


19 Oct 20 - The Labour Party caucus meets today after a winning 64 seats in the general election Ė enough to govern alone.


16 Oct 20 - Tomorrow is election day in New Zealand.

BHP hears Musk's call for more nickel

16 Oct 20 - Australian resources giant BHP may finally be starting to establish itself as a primary supplier of materials to the battery and electric vehicle markets, confirming that it has started to boost...

National releases its climate policy - at last

15 Oct 20 - Forestry's role under the Emissions Trading Scheme would be reviewed under a National Government and agricultural emissions would not face a carbon price until other countries do the same.

Our greenhouse gas emissions are being pushed by growth

15 Oct 20 - Economic growth is driving New Zealandís rising greenhouse gas emissions, a new report confirms.


15 Oct 20 - Greater Wellington Regional Councilís environment committee meets today, and the World Climate Forum holds an online briefing on investment.

Electric trucks and green hydrogen 'ripe' for investment

15 Oct 20 - Green hydrogen, low-carbon aviation fuel and electric trucks are among 55 clean technologies that can help the European Union to reach its goal of climate neutrality by mid-century, new research...


14 Oct 20 - The latest report on the state of the countryís climate and atmosphere will be published tomorrow Ė and for the first time will include information on wildfire risk.


13 Oct 20 - Greater Wellington Regional Councilís environment committee meets on Thursday.

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