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Bill to limit mining welcomed by conservationists; slammed by industry

Today 10:30am - The mining lobby says a proposed bill to ban new mines on conservation land and stop new coal mining permits completely from 2025 is an “unnecessary stranglehold” on coal mining.

NZ German hydrogen programme announced

Today 10:30am - New Zealand and Germany have joined forces to set up a green hydrogen programme.

Wellington Regional Council committee recommends spending close to $600k on lowering carbon emissions

Today 10:30am - Greater Wellington’s Climate Committee has recommended that the regional council fund two projects aimed at lowering the regional council’s carbon footprint.


Today 10:30am - Ten years ago, a poll showed Kiwis supported Government incentives to encourage the marine energy industry, but attempts had not amounted to anything.


Today 10:30am - The Carbon News calendar of talks, events, conferences, consultations, and petitions related to climate change.

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Current climate reports might have underestimated the consequences of the climate crisis

Today 10:30am - The actual impact of anthropogenic climate change has been undermined till now, claimed a new report published in the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Influential oil company climate scenarios don’t meet Paris Agreement goals: new analysis shows

Today 10:30am - Several major oil companies, including BP and Shell, periodically publish scenarios forecasting the future of the energy sector. In recent years, they have added visions for how climate change might...

Climate-related drought and flooding in Ethiopia

Today 10:30am - One part of Ethiopia is facing the worst drought in four decades and another is hit by flooding. Millions of people are at risk as climate change causes too much and too little rain.

European forest fires further increasing the world’s climate footprint

Today 10:30am - The multiple forest fires that have been raging in France since the beginning of summer have released record amounts of carbon into the atmosphere, according to satellite data, and fires in Spain in...

US investment giant BlackRock in $1 billion big battery play in Australia

Today 10:30am - US investment giant BlackRock is planning to invest at least $1 billion in big battery projects in Australia after agreeing to buy out Melbourne-based Akaysha Energy and its portfolio of at least...

Tel Aviv has shade down to a science

Today 10:30am - Along the tree-lined sidewalks of Tel Aviv’s Atidim Park, a business and commercial district in the north of the city, a curious new addition to the urban canopy arrived a few months ago.

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29 Jul 22 - PARTNER CONTENT | The government has accelerated its efforts to support businesses with the transition to clean energy and clever technologies. EECA is inviting applicants with large...

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School strikers are back – demanding action on climate change

Today 10:30am - Media Release - After nearly an 18 month hiatus, students from all across the...

Simon Stiell appointed new UNFCCC executive secretary

Tuesday - Media Release - UN Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Simon...

New law requires overseas investors to show benefit to NZ of farm forestry conversions

Friday - Media Release - A law change to ensure that forestry conversions by overseas...

Seagrass restoration project aims to help tackle climate change

1 Aug 22 - Media Release - Cawthron Institute has partnered with Westpac NZ Government...

Local Government New Zealand passes free fares remit

29 Jul 22 - Media Release - On Thursday morning, the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ)...

Three biggest unions ask NZers to vote for climate

29 Jul 22 - Media Release - The country’s three biggest unions, with a combined membership...

Kiwis most concerned about climate change: Ipsos poll

26 Jul 22 - Media Release - New Zealanders have an increased sense of urgency on the...

Mercury partners with Hikotron on a nationwide EV charging network

22 Jul 22 - Media Release - Mercury is supporting Hamilton start-up Hikotron in its rollout...

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