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JAMES SHAW: A year of living hopefully

10 Dec 18 - Climate minister James Shaw arrives in Poland today for international climate negotiations. This time last year he was a brand-new minister, just three weeks into the job and announcing on the world stage that New Zealand would be carbon-neutral by 2050.

Norman hopes for more action ... this time for real

Russel Norman ... the move makes sense.

14 Sep 15 - Russel Noman is chucking in politics for protest. And the 48-year-old MP – co-leader of the Green Party for nine years – could be forgiven for thinking that joining an organisation that operates on direct action might be the only way to get any real action on climate change.

The Carbon Traders: Lizzie Chambers, Carbon Match

Lizzie Chambers ... emissions trading works.

17 Jun 11 - The newcomer to the New Zealand carbon trading scene believes it is a market destined to grow.

The Carbon Traders 4: Richard Hayes, EITG

Richard Hayes ... satisfying contracts.

20 Aug 10 - Richard Hayes’ experience in technology and interest in environmental offsetting are combining to do good things.

The Carbon Traders 3: Wayne King, Carbon Market Solutions

Wayne King ... huge sales in the bag.

13 Aug 10 - Wayne King has been behind some of the biggest carbon deals in New Zealand, but he got into the business almost by accident.

The Carbon Traders 2: Simon Young, Karo Group/EcoSecurities

Simon Young ... early beginner.

6 Aug 10 - Simon Young got into carbon through his habit of studying a supply chain from go to whoa.

The Carbon Traders 1: Nigel Brunel, OMFinancial

Nigel Brunel ... loves new markets.

30 Jul 10 - Nigel Brunel is not a typical greenie. In fact until recently, he would probably have been insulted to be called one. But then he discovered carbon, and started thinking about how putting a price on greenhouse gases could really change the world.


Dunajtschik: The shy man behind the nation's newest, biggest green building

Dunajtschik .. even future-proofing the carparks in case public transport takes over

10 Apr 08 - Publicity-shy Mark Dunajtschik, an Austrian by birth, is now often considered the only individual in New Zealand who can cause a major new building to happen on the strength of a handshake

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘Conflicts? What conflicts?’ – John Palmer

John Palmer ... no difficulty in chairing carbon-challenged coal and airline busineses
Photo Credit: Solid Energy

1 Apr 08 - No conflicts or contradictions over the pending emissions trading scheme (ETS) arise from John Palmer’s chairmanship of both state-owned collier Solid Energy (SE) and mostly-state-owned airline Air...

EXCLUSIVE PROFILE: The young millionnaire behind Green Carbon

Seeby Woodhouse ... long term aim to generate own emission credits
Photo Credit: Green Carbon

17 Mar 08 - By Hugh de Lacy - The trauma of an 11-year-old only child seeing his parents all but ruined by the 1987 sharemarket crash is what drove Seeby Woodhouse into a hugely successful entrepreneurial...

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UN body steps up pace to implement carbon crediting mechanism

Monday - Media release - The United Nations Body charged with implementing a new carbon...

Native snails heading for extinction

27 Feb 24 - Media release | New Zealand has some of the most spectacular land snails in the...

Tohatoha launches new climate change education initiative – The Climate Disinformation Night School

21 Feb 24 - Media release | Non-profit community education group Tohatoha announced it is...

Water quality and climate change top survey issues again: Otago Regional Council

21 Feb 24 - Media release | Water quality and climate change remain the most important...

Time to name the silent killer: heatwaves

20 Feb 24 - Media release - As Western Australia reels from record-breaking heat, the...

Govt to spend $3.6 billion on environment in 2023/24 fiscal year

15 Feb 24 - Media release | Central government agencies are estimated to spend $3.6 billion...

Mongolian Dzud: Extreme weather puts 90% of country at ‘high risk’

14 Feb 24 - Media release | The ongoing “white and iron” dzud in Mongolia has reached a...

Forest & Bird says hazard policy a must to protect Kiwi communities from future floods

13 Feb 24 - Media release | Forest & Bird is calling on Penny Simmonds and Simon Watts –...

Academics weigh in on Smith V Fonterra

9 Feb 24 - Media release - The Supreme Court's decision to advance Michael Smith's climate...

Otago Regional Council expects new electric buses will significantly impact emissions

8 Feb 24 - Media release | The first of a fleet of electric buses (e-buses) will appear on...

Extreme weather a critical concern for the next decade of farming, experts say

7 Feb 24 - Media Release | Climate change, extreme weather events and water quality are...

Antarctic frontier project ‘tantalisingly close’ to vital climate secrets

1 Feb 24 - Media release | An international team co-led by GNS Science Te Pū Ao, Te...

CarbonPool, the world's first carbon credit insurance company, raises $12M

30 Jan 24 - Media release - CarbonPool helps society reach net zero by providing in-kind...

New research into carbon sequestration potential of kelp

29 Jan 24 - Media release - Could kelp be a secret weapon in the fight against climate...

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