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Drivers get help to find EV charging stations

Thursday - Finding a place to charge your electric car is about to get easier.

Latest ETS review kicks off next month

Wednesday - Consultation on the next review of the Emissions Trading Scheme will start next month.

Banks face divestment pressure from councils

16 Jul 18 - Banks can expect pressure from the countryís largest urban authorities to get their money out of fossil-fuel investment.

Act or face financial crisis, warns leading banker

Adrian Orr

13 Jul 18 - New central bank head Adrian Orr is warning of financial crisis and mass social unrest if the world doesnít urgently address climate change.

We don't want to be like Australia, says Vector

6 Jul 18 - One of the 53 big companies stepping up to publicly support the Zero Carbon Bill says it doesnít want New Zealandís climate policy to end up like that of Australia.

We can use organic waste, says landfill operator

29 Jun 18 - Keeping organic waste out of rubbish dumps will double its carbon footprint and deny the country an important source of renewable energy, says the countryís largest landfill operator.

Methane revelations unlikely to affect NZ

28 Jun 18 - Revelations that methane emissions from natural gas production in the United States could be 60 per cent higher than officially acknowledged are unlikely to affect New Zealand, officials say.

Don't bet on the future of our cars being electric

27 Jun 18 - The future of low-emissions transport is not necessarily electric, car makers are telling the Government.

OPINION: Let's charge the high-emitting vehicles

Alastair Davis

27 Jun 18 - By Toyota NZ chief executive ALASTAIR DAVIS | The Productivity Commissionís draft on the move to a low-carbon emission economy through a Zero Carbon Act is a sound report on what lies ahead.

Government might aim for more carbon cuts

25 Jun 18 - The Government might increase New Zealandís 2030 emissions reduction target.

Our cities in the 30-year climate firing line

20 Jun 18 - New Zealanders are among the billions of city dwellers who will be hit by the impacts of climate change within three decades, a new report shows.

OPINION: If energy grew on trees

20 Jun 18 - By JONATHAN McKEOWN | It is always refreshing when structures and processes work as they were designed to. Itís an absolute triumph when it involves the public sector, an industry body and business.

History says Bridges and Nats are talking hot air

18 Jun 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Is Opposition Leader Simon Bridgesí offer to work with the Government on climate change policy worth any more than a dodgy hot-air carbon credit?

Shaw invites Nats to work on Zero Carbon Act

James Shaw

12 Jun 18 - Climate minister James Shaw has invited the National Party to help him to draft the Zero Carbon Act.

Sustainable Business Network looks for winners

11 Jun 18 - Entries are open in this yearís Sustainable Business Network awards.

Government hears of $800 carbon price possibility

7 Jun 18 - Carbon prices of more than $800 a tonne will be needed if New Zealand doesnít tackle greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture, the Government has been told.

Walking is good for you ... and for the planet

29 May 18 - Walking and cycling programmes in New Plymouth and Hastings are paying good returns on investment by cutting greenhouse gas emissions and improving health, a new study shows.

Tax system must go green, says enviro group

17 May 18 - Another organisation is telling the Government to shift the tax burden from the production of private wealth to the consumption of public wealth, aka the environment.

We're still talking electric locos, says minister

10 May 18 - KiwiRail says the new government hasnít told it to reverse plans to replace electric locomotives on the Main Trunk Line with diesel engines.

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