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Commtrade makes spot price unavailable

Thursday - By Liz Kivi | Jarden’s digital carbon trading platform, Commtrade, has locked market watchers and the general public out of viewing its last traded spot price, just as the government said it wanted to improve market transparency.

Agricultural emissions down

Thursday - New Zealand's emissions were down in the March quarter, 8% lower than their peak in March 2019, partly due to a decrease in agricultural emissions.

Carbon market ‘underwhelmed’ by govt climate plan

Wednesday - The carbon market barely blinked last week when the coalition government released its major climate policy, the second emissions reduction plan, which is intended to chart a path to reach climate...

Gas crunch ripples expand

Tuesday - The pressure from a squeezed gas supply and increasing prices is sending ripples through the economy, government, and courts.

NZ climate ambassador resigns

Monday - Climate change ambassador Kay Harrison has resigned just as the government was set to roll out major climate policies - many of which have been criticised by climate experts.

European organisation accuses Fonterra of derailing climate action

19 Jul 24 - A European organisation has accused big dairy and meat companies, including New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra, of “distracting, delaying and derailing” action on climate change.

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World’s hottest day recorded on Sunday, climate monitor says

Thursday - Global average surface air temperature was 17.09 degrees Celsius on Sunday, the EU’s Copernicus Climate Change Service says.

20 ways policymakers can help businesses fight nature loss

Thursday - COMMENT: Nature underpins our collective wellbeing and our very survival. It provides the foundation of our economic system, supports human development and equality, and increases our resilience to...

Why Asia's future hinges on a collective approach to sustainable finance

Thursday - Asia is experiencing significant health crises due to climate change, causing disruptions in productivity, increasing healthcare costs and undermining workforce stability.

South Africa passes its first sweeping climate change law

Thursday - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law a broad climate change act that will set caps for large emitters and require every town and city to publish an adaptation plan.

Just Stop Oil’s harsh sentences are the logical outcome of Britain’s authoritarian turn against protest

Thursday - Lengthy prison sentences have been imposed on five Just Stop Oil activists for coordinating direct action on the M25, the main ring road around London.

Birthing the Blob

Thursday - With ecosystems increasingly squeezed by anthropogenic warming, even cleaning up pollution can cause problems.

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CLIMATE CALENDAR

Thursday - The Carbon News calendar of talks, events, conferences, consultations, and petitions related to climate change.
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Looking back...

TEN YEARS AGO…

Thursday - Ten years ago, New Zealand had just experienced its warmest winter on record, according to an international report on global climate.
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Government upgrading Lower North Island commuter rail

Thursday - Media release | The Coalition Government is investing $802.9 million into the...

New electric buses for Canterbury

Wednesday - Media release | Canterbury Regional Council is celebrating its 21 newest...

Tiwai increases demand response

Tuesday - Media release | New Zealand Aluminium Smelter (NZAS) will reduce its...

Climate change minister to attend climate action meeting in China

Monday - Media release | Climate change minister Simon Watts travelled to China on...

Green climate fund approves US$22.6 million for Tonga coastal resilience project

19 Jul 24 - Media release | The Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board has approved a US$22.66...

ICNZ urges bold action on climate adaptation

17 Jul 24 - Media release | The Insurance Council of New Zealand Te Kāhui Inihua o...

EDS launches recommendations for Climate Adaptation Act

12 Jul 24 - Media release | The Environmental Defence Society has launched the final report...

Oceanic and coastal water temperatures highest recorded

10 Jul 24 - Media release | Between 2022 and 2023, oceanic and coastal waters around...

Climate change is making scientists reassess what is "normal"

4 Jul 24 - Media release | NIWA has completed a major project to analyse how New Zealand’s...

Contact to develop a grid-scale 100 MW battery in Auckland

3 Jul 24 - Media release | Contact Energy has answered calls for more energy storage by...

EQC becomes Natural Hazards Commission under new legislation

2 Jul 24 - Media release | The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has today become the Natural...

Report urges broader focus beyond household food waste

1 Jul 24 - Media release | The Prime Minister's Chief Science Advisor (PMCSA), Dame Juliet...

Cookstove projects on hold as Verra investigates allegations

27 Jun 24 - Media release | Verra has been informed of allegations concerning actions by...

Wellington region's new low carbon transport strategy

26 Jun 24 - Media release | A new strategy released by Greater Wellington sets out a...

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