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Report recommends rail upgrades resulting in up to 1.6 million tonnes of avoided CO2 emissions

Today 11:45am - The Wellington Regional Council has released a report that recommends replacing the diesel locomotives currently used on the Wairarapa and Manawatu lines with tri mode trains that emit eight times less emissions.

The Government’s gas conundrum

Today 11:45am - By Ian Llewellyn - Energy & Environment | The problem of how to phase out natural gas use and not cause energy security problems and inflict billions of dollars in costs is highlighted in a Cabinet paper starting work on a Gas Transition Plan.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $75.95

Today 11:45am - Spot NZUs opened at $75.75 bid and $76.15 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $75.95.

TEN YEARS AGO...

Today 11:45am - Ten years ago, the government was embarking on an overhaul of the Emissions Trading Scheme.

MicroCar e-volution: The microcars already on our roads

Thursday - By Jeremy Rose | The Fiat 500 – better known in New Zealand as the Bambina - weighed in at just under 500 kilos but it was its 500cc engine that gave its name.

Greenpeace, Green Party call for stronger action on deforestation imports

Thursday - Greenpeace says a bill aimed at preventing unsustainable timber imports will do little to save the world’s rainforests or end human rights abuses.

Best by the rest...

Thursday - In our weekly round-up of the best climate coverage in the local media: New Zealand’s offshore energy revolution; climate policy’s winners and losers; and how climate change is putting marae at risk.


TEN YEARS AGO...

Thursday - Ten years ago, the gang behind a $60m scam in the European Union emissions market were jailed for a total of 35 years by a judge in London.

WORTH NOTING...

Thursday - A list of talks, events, conferences and consultations relating to climate change in the coming weeks.

Transport-related GHG emissions cost society $1.68 billion a year

Wednesday - By Liz Kivi | Transport-related greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) are costing society $1.68 billion a year, according to a recent report commissioned by the Ministry of Health.

Carbon Markets set to continue growth as countries double down on climate ambition: IETA Survey

Wednesday - Carbon markets around the world are set to continue growing rapidly as countries double down on climate ambition, and as corporates continue to pursue net-zero goals, finds IETA’s latest annual...

TEN YEARS AGO...

Wednesday - Ten years ago, the government was accused of undermining its own policy to cut fossil-fuel subsidies by encouraging oil exploration and giving free carbon credits to internationally exposed emitters.

WORTH NOTING...

Wednesday - A list of talks, events, conferences and consultations relating to climate change in the coming weeks.

Parliamentary questions often a let down

21 Jun 22 - There is a climate crisis, but deflating people’s tyres is not okay, that in a nutshell was climate change minister James Shaw’s response to a written question from ACT’s climate change spokesperson...

A new Pacific Reset? Why NZ must prioritise climate change and labour mobility

21 Jun 22 - By Robert Scollay - The Conversation | The frequent use of the term “shared values” to describe developments in the Pacific tends to obscure a distinct shift in New Zealand and Australian relations...

TEN YEARS AGO...

21 Jun 22 - Ten years ago, the Green Party attacked the government for giving the oil and gas industry $25 million worth of free seismic exploration.

WORTH NOTING...

21 Jun 22 - A list of talks, events, conferences and consultations relating to climate change in the coming weeks.

CCR trigger price likely to get a boost next year

20 Jun 22 - With the Cost Containment Reserve fully depleted at last week’s second ETS auction of the year market commentators are picking the Climate Change Commission will advise the government to up the...

Cabinet reshuffle and the conservation challenge

20 Jun 22 - By Ian Llewellyn - Energy & Environment | The major change for the energy and environment sector in Jacinda Ardern’s Cabinet reshuffle was the ‘demotion’ of Poto Williams from the police portfolio to...


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