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Australia’s first carbon credit ETF excludes NZUs from mix

Thursday - Australia’s first carbon credit ETF, announced this week, won't be including NZUs in the mix as its limiting itself to the four most actively traded and largest carbon markets.

Partnership aims to decarbonise NZ fleet

Thursday - Electric vehicle financer Carbn Group is joining forces with New Zealand fintech PowerFinance, in a partnership they say will accelerate Aotearoa’s transition to sustainable transport.

10 YEARS AGO...

Thursday - Ten years ago, the ETS had gone from being a cash cow to a financial liability in a few short months.

WORTH NOTING...

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

Price of NZUs edging higher

Wednesday - The price of NZUs on the spot market has edged past the $77 mark this week for the first time since the middle of last month.

Government investment to boost coastal shipping

Wednesday - The New Zealand Shipping Federation has welcomed a $30 million government boost to coastal shipping, which will lead to lower emissions per ton of freight compared to road and rail.

10 YEARS AGO...

Wednesday - Ten years ago, the government cut climate change spending. Total appropriation for climate change policies in the Budget were cut from $9 million to $7.8 million.


WORTH NOTING...

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

Redwood could help NZ reach net-zero: Scion

Tuesday - Redwood could be a carbon capture hero for New Zealand, sequestering double the amount of CO2 captured by pine in some areas, according to new research.

Environment committee calls for submissions

Tuesday - The Environment Committee Komiti Taiao is inviting public submissions on the government’s emissions budgets and Emissions Reduction Plan.

10 YEARS AGO...

Tuesday - Ten years ago, a business lobby group opposed linking the New Zealand and Australian Emissions Trading Schemes, a move those countries' respective climate change ministers were exploring.

WORTH NOTING...

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

Kiwi founded company aiming to shake up global carbon markets

Monday - By Liz Kivi | A Kiwi founded tech company, launched last month, is aiming to revolutionise the global carbon market with new technology that can accurately measure emissions in real-time and is much...

Shift to whole of energy system targets confirmed

Monday - By Ian Llewellyn - editor Energy and Environment | The government’s shift to considering the energy system as a whole rather than focussing solely on getting electricity generation to 100% renewable...

10 YEARS AGO...

Monday - Ten years ago, a business lobby group opposed linking the New Zealand and Australian Emissions Trading Schemes, a move those countries' respective climate change ministers were exploring.

WORTH NOTING...

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

Budget disappoints public transport advocates

20 May 22 - By Jeremy Rose | Last weekend I caught the train out to Waikanae, cycled down to Paekakariki and then jumped back on a train to Wellington. All up it cost me just $10 – cheaper and a lot more...

Waka Kotahi $15 million innovation fund aims to cut emissions

20 May 22 - Waka Kotahi has launched a $15 million innovation fund aimed at reducing emissions, encouraging mode shift, and making the provision of transport more equitable.

Best by the rest...

20 May 22 - In our Weekly round-up of the best climate coverage in the local media: academics respond to first Emissions Reduction Plan, blue carbon, wind and thermal touted as solutions to the climate crisis,...


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Pacific climate warrior wins 2022 Global Citizen Award

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13 May 22 - Media Release - Brianna Fruean, a Samoan Pacific Climate Warrior and...

Kiwis confident about move to low carbon economy

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Tackling climate change with ‘carbon negative’ green hydrogen

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All coal boilers to be removed from schools

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