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A carbon tax for South Africa: why a pragmatic approach makes sense

Major emitters of fossil fuels in South Africa are opposed to a carbon tax.

10 Aug 15 - The furore over the carbon tax in South Africa that is playing itself out both in public and behind closed doors is leading to an impasse.

Climate change brings ill winds for airline industry

20 Jul 15 - Scientists say wind patterns altered by climate variability are costing airlines millions of dollars in extra fuel and flying time − and increasing CO2emissions.

Solar fuels: how planes and cars could be powered by the sun

29 Jun 15 - Most people are aware of solar photovoltaics that generate electricity and solar panels that produce hot water. But there is another thrust of solar research: turning sunlight into liquid fuels.

Desert farms could power flight with sunshine and seawater

What if jet fuel could be grown sustainably?

15 Jun 15 - The aviation industry is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. In 2011 aviation contributed around 3% of Australia’s emissions. Despite improvements in efficiency, global aviation emissions are...

Why falling oil prices should not undermine investment in green energy

18 May 15 - When the price of crude oil dropped from US$110 a barrel in mid-2014 to below US$50 by January 2015, there were fears that it would destroy the “green revolution”.

Investors chip in as renewables rise toward record level

13 Apr 15 - Carbon dioxide levels might be soaring, and governments might be slow to reduce fossil fuel emissions and contain climate change, but the smart money could nevertheless be going into renewable...

Biobattery breakthrough boosts waste-to-energy revolution

9 Mar 15 - Competition to make biofuels out of waste products that would otherwise have to be dumped is creating a fast-growing, worldwide industry.

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...

Australia seems to be overlooking bioenergy

29 Sep 14 - When we think of renewable energy, it’s easy to picture spinning wind turbines or rooftop solar panels. But what about bioenergy?

Why trade pacts are bad for humankind

16 Sep 14 - The Obama administration has proposed several ad-hoc, multi-country economic agreements, and in doing so has abandoned de facto the World Trade Organisation as insufficiently malleable to its...

Aviation a microcosm of the emissions problem

1 Sep 14 - No matter what the aviation industry does to reduce emissions, it will be outweighed by growth in air travel, according to a new analysis.

Cathay Pacific plugs into biofuel producer

18 Aug 14 - Cathay Pacific Airways is investing in American sustainable biofuel company Fulcrum Bioenergy as part of a drive to achieve carbon-neutral growth from 2020.

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.

It looks like air fares will have to rise ... and rise ... and rise

11 Aug 14 - Researchers warn that the cost of airline tickets will need to rise steadily to decrease demand and counteract the effects of aviation’s growing carbon emissions.

Airports super-inefficient, says emissions study

11 Aug 14 - Airports are disastrously inefficient buildings which belch greenhouse gases into the atmosphere and contribute hugely to climate change, a European study has found.

Scientists see dangers in jet contrails

27 Jun 14 - Air travel is a rapidly-growing source of carbon dioxide and is helping to heat the Earth. It accounted for 6 per cent of the UK’s total greenhouse gas emissions in 2011.

Our new planes cut carbon, says Air NZ

6 Jun 14 - Air New Zealand says its new aeroplanes will help it to cut carbon emissions.

Air NZ aims high with solar power programme

9 May 14 - Air New Zealand will install the largest single solar array in New Zealand at its Auckland Technical Operations base later this month.

Airlines wrestle with demands of climate change

11 Apr 14 - By LYNETTE DRAY.- Although aviation emissions contribute only 3 to 5 per cent of the total impact on the planet’s climate, this is steadily growing and is a surprisingly intractable problem to solve.

Europe puts off decision on aviation emissions

4 Apr 14 - EUROPE has postponed action to regulate international aviation emissions.

21 Mar 14  Foreign airlines should pay, say Europe lawmakers

7 Mar 14  Europe must get serious about cutting back oil

7 Mar 14  EU agrees on draft plan for aviation emissions

20 Dec 13  Carbon scene around the world

20 Dec 13  Airways opens green routes

13 Dec 13  Why wise businesses should take note of Gen Y Kiwis

22 Nov 13  Europe wants to see some action out of Warsaw

25 Oct 13  WEB WIRE ... news from the world of carbon

25 Oct 13  Green designer takes a flexible approach

18 Oct 13  Why Branson believes businesses must act on climate change

18 Oct 13  WORLD WEB ... news from the world of carbon

11 Oct 13  WEB WIRE ... news from the world of carbon

11 Oct 13  International update

27 Sep 13  Business better, gas emissions worse

27 Sep 13  WEB WIRE ... news from the world of carbon

2 Aug 13  Travellers prefer green hotels

12 Jul 13  Air NZ loses place on clean-green list

12 Jul 13  Solar plane shows world what's possible, says UN chief

28 Jun 13  Air NZ to refuse shark-fin freight

21 Jun 13  Air NZ in Paris to show off new green aircraft

21 Jun 13  Rivals in race to market long-haul jets

7 Jun 13  Airlines act to prevent emissions talks collapse

28 Mar 13  Science world honours LanzaTech founder

1 Mar 13  Europe gives airlines a break

1 Feb 13  Air NZ makes final of world awards

1 Feb 13  Why you should give up red meat, not flying

25 Jan 13  Airlines use ETS costs to pocket millions

18 Jan 13  Bio crop could put money in the margins

14 Dec 12  Industry leads electricity transformation

23 Nov 12  Australia happy trading scheme is working

12 Oct 12  Forget that new laptop …upgrade the old one

5 Oct 12  Brussels to monitor shipping emissions

28 Sep 12  Why Romney in the White House scares Europe

14 Sep 12  Air NZ green team spreads wings

3 Aug 12  Scientists challenge biofuels claim

15 Jun 12  Planemaker backs land restoration

15 Jun 12  Travel leaders call for sustainability

8 Jun 12  EU-China carbon talks get serious

25 May 12  Air NZ flies high as cutter of emissions

18 May 12  EU airline cash could go to climate fund

20 Apr 12  Partners have high hopes for insect silk

23 Mar 12  Europe tells China to start own ETS

9 Mar 12  EU charge could cost Airbus $3.8m

9 Mar 12  Shipping shapes as next target of EU

2 Mar 12  NZ stays out of Europe airlines row

2 Mar 12  Australian election poses ETS problems

24 Feb 12  Countries group to fight airlines action

24 Feb 12  Europe's airline rules stir controversy

10 Feb 12  China orders airlines not to pay

27 Jan 12  Waiting a year could be worth it

20 Jan 12  Airlines look at buying into our ETS

2 Dec 11  LanzaTech to make avgas for US

14 Oct 11  LanzaTech gases will fuel Virgin aircraft

30 Sep 11  How ecotourism can help save forests

16 Sep 11  Australian carbon bills go to House

2 Sep 11  Big business backs eucalypt biofuel

17 Jun 11  Cuevas scrubs up Clean Planet

3 Jun 11  Jet fuel industry viable, say scientists

3 Jun 11  Green all the rage at Cathay Pacific

21 Apr 11  Climate-fight billions can be raised, says EU

21 Apr 11  China on a clean energy roll

1 Apr 11  EU emissary talks aviation

17 Dec 10  Aviation world eyes NZ algae technology

3 Dec 10  Climate change talks must deliver - Oxfam

19 Nov 10  LanzaTech to work on jet fuel development

15 Oct 10  Europe claims victory for aviation role in ETS

17 Sep 10  UN urges airlines to slash carbon emissions

6 Aug 10  Copenhagen loopholes ‘make farce' of rich pledges

30 Jul 10  Canadian researchers hope to green the web

23 Jul 10  UK might miss boat, warns green watchdog

9 Jul 10  Businesses can shout about carbon neutral

4 Jun 10  US airlines challenge EU emissions rules

23 Apr 10  Super Hornet carries biofuel sting in its tail

9 Apr 10  Air NZ looks at using CAP to cover emissions

1 Apr 10  Climate change faces the trillion-dollar question

1 Apr 10  Repentant Pachauri slips into neutral

19 Mar 10  In 10 years, we'll be flying on flax and food scraps

19 Mar 10  Arrogance undid Copenhagen summit, says Stern

26 Feb 10  Air NZ silent on damning biofuel report

19 Feb 10  BA to build first green jet-fuel plant in Europe

12 Feb 10  How green policies could move UK out of the red

22 Jan 10  Come on, Kiwis, let’s ride the green wave

13 Nov 09  Can Obama yet save the day at Copenhagen?

23 Oct 09  Europe: Sign the deal and we’ll cut emissions 95%

16 Oct 09  Airlines confident of reaching emission goals

23 Sep 09  Airlines plan to halve emissions by 2050

4 Sep 09  Prepare to pay extra $120 in airfare pollution charges to Europe

28 Aug 09  World airlines stung by European CO2 limits

28 Aug 09  Climate experts to brief young ambassadors

14 Jul 09  Forester forges link with carbon manager

14 Jul 09  Air NZ fits planes with fuel-saving winglets

30 Jun 09  UK wants billions in climate fund for poor countries

26 Jun 09  Cathay buys carbon credits

23 Jun 09  Report: How climate change will affect business

16 Jun 09  Biofuel source important to us, says Air NZ

12 Jun 09  Ecologist queries Air NZ enviroment award

12 Jun 09  Rich countries have ‘moral duty’ to cut emissions

12 Jun 09  Airline industry looks to global carbon solution

9 Jun 09  Flights tax could fund climate aid for poor countries

5 Jun 09  Airline test raises questions, says biofuel pioneer

19 May 09  Crude oil lowers producers' input prices

12 May 09  Air NZ wants carbon price cap in ETS

8 May 09  Carbon rules make it hard, says airline industry

1 May 09  Gull wants fixed carbon price after ETS

28 Apr 09  Miliband calls for populist push in climate battle

7 Apr 09  Welsh firm claims answer to methane emissions

3 Apr 09  Dunne: With Labour, we'll reach ETS agreement

3 Apr 09  Airlines fear failure of global climate talks

31 Mar 09  UN climate plan talks of new world order

17 Mar 09  Capital acts to reduce carbon footprint

6 Mar 09  Airlines could have planes seized under emissions rules

3 Mar 09  Obama raises hopes for Copenhagen climate pact

13 Feb 09  Regional council gives thumbs down to jatropha

13 Feb 09  Airlines: Who must pay carbon price to fly into Europe

30 Jan 09  JATROPHA: Toxic seeds could fool children

27 Jan 09  Farmers fear fuel-source jatropha will kill stock

27 Jan 09  US domestic airline offers offset as you go

19 Dec 08  EU slashes emission caps on utilities, factories

16 Dec 08  Aquaflow eyes world-first algae biofuel flight

9 Dec 08  Scotland comes up with ‘world leading’ climate bill

2 Dec 08  Crash delays Air NZ biofuel test flight

2 Dec 08  UK climate chief cracks down on coal-fired energy

28 Nov 08  Key seeks further talks on UK's passenger tax

28 Nov 08  UK moves send a strong signal to NZ exporters to cut carbon

25 Nov 08  British climate change bill shows how it can be done

21 Nov 08  British MPs pass landmark climate change bill

31 Oct 08  Aquaflow signs 'significant' US clean-tech deal

31 Oct 08  Exporters fear impact of European emissions decisions

28 Oct 08  Miliband bows to pressure on UK aviation and shipping emissions

28 Oct 08  Angry airlines condemn EU emissions decision

24 Oct 08  Brown faces defeat as Labour MPs revolt on climate change

3 Oct 08  Branson and Virgin Galactic ride to save planet from climate change

23 Sep 08  Heavy emitters told climate change issues ripe for litigation

19 Sep 08  Air New Zealand fits winglets to reduce fuel, emissions

12 Sep 08  NZ algae-to-fuels pioneer claims world breakthrough

5 Sep 08  We’ve slashed carbon dioxide emissions, claim US airlines

2 Sep 08  Australia votes $14m to help endangered island neighbours

19 Aug 08  World first to demonstrate potential to reduce carbon emissions by millions of tonnes

12 Aug 08  Flower growers face threat from EU emissions scheme

5 Aug 08  Airlines under pressure to reduce freighter flight emissions

18 Jul 08  Long-haul airlines to get carbon relief from Europe

15 Jul 08  Air NZ reviewing implications of EU emissions plan

4 Jul 08  Paperless air freighting for New Zealand

27 Jun 08  EU to include airlines in emissions-trading scheme

27 Jun 08  Airlines should pay tax on emissions, Branson says

9 Jun 08  Air NZ biofuel move will boost domestic demand, says BANZ

9 Jun 08  Guilt-free flying with carbon offsets - buyer beware

6 Jun 08  Air NZ criticised for biofuel choice

6 Jun 08  Air New Zealand Makes Significant Carbon Emission Reductions

5 Jun 08  Progress on new climate change deal "extremely disconcerting" says UN leader

29 May 08  Air NZ looks for sting from EU emission trading

28 May 08  EU Parliament committee votes overnight for tougher aviation ETS regime

28 May 08  International aviation alleges jumbo 15 billion euro annual bill for EU ETS

13 May 08  US planes emit less greenhouse gases, despite flying more

7 May 08  Dutch mull over specific greenhouse gases for taxation

5 May 08  US airlines face $9 billion carbon bill by 2020

5 May 08  Asia tourism, airlines 'complacent' on climate change

2 May 08  Asia-Pacific slowly wakes up to carbon-neutral tourism

17 Apr 08  EU will leave ETS breathing room for foreign airlines

15 Apr 08  Auckland airport: $30 per tonne will mean $68 under ETS plan

10 Apr 08  US concerned over EU airline emissions charge plan, starts probe into airline pollution

1 Apr 08  Air NZ backs ETS - but wants carbon price cap

31 Mar 08  Air miles, buy-local campaigns “insidious, sinister”

28 Mar 08  Air NZ: Do you want carbon credits with that?

27 Mar 08  A cow of a campaign from the airlines

26 Mar 08  US Air Force goes supersonic on synthetic fuel

20 Mar 08  What the media didn't tell you about Air New Zealand's Shanghai Cabin Crew


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