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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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New programme offers planet-friendly guidance for NZ’s not-for-profits

Today 11:45am - Media release | Carbon footprint tracking expert Cogo has collaborated with the...

Hutt City Council announces low carbon acceleration fund recipients

Tuesday - Media release | Five organisations with a keen eye for reducing their emissions...

Climate Change Commission chair to retire

Monday - Media release | The Climate Change Commission Chair, Dr Rod Carr, has confirmed...

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Monday - Media release | Timber slash and debris from flooding events is decimating...

New project targets methane reduction in dairy effluent ponds

23 May 24 - Media release | A new project led by Lincoln University and Ravensdown marks...

Over 60% bounty increase for refrigerant recovery

22 May 24 - Media release | Cool-Safe is increasing Bounty Buy-Back payments from $25.00/kg...

Antarctica likely storing more carbon than previously thought

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Improving buildings could save NZ almost $40 billion

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Carbon pricing works: major meta-study

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Fast-track applicant to pay $216,000 for failed mine bid

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Boost energy efficiency to slash coal imports and high power bills – it’s a no brainer

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Climate now a housing issue: research reveals a whopping 90% want flood info when buying

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Low gas production threatens energy security

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