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In NZ, increasingly severe crackdowns on environmental protesters fail to deter climate activists

16 Oct 23 - State and federal governments from the U.S. to Australia have enacted legislation punishing disruptive demonstrators, but many have been emboldened by the repression.

Five solar projects to benefit 89 households

23 May 23 - Five community-level energy projects will soon provide renewable and more affordable energy to eighty-nine households.

Offsetting and carbon neutral claims in the dock

19 May 23 - By Ann Smith | COMMENT: Over the past few months, The Guardian has published five or more articles questioning the integrity of carbon offset projects that have been certified by well-known international organisations that issue carbon credits.

Taiwan diary: Getting there

23 Mar 23 - Carbon News editor Jeremy Rose is in Taiwan attending the Taipei Cycle show and talking to thought leaders in the climate change space. Over the next week he’ll be filing a regular diary updating us what’s he’s seen and learnt.

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2 Dec 22 - In our weekly round-up of the best climate coverage in local media: Hapū and Greenpeace head back to court for stricter hydrogen rules; the moral problem with turning passenger rail into an exclusive luxury; and is cutting transport emissions by 64% still a priority for Auckland under the new mayor?

Electricity system delivers unsustainable returns, low investment in renewables: unions

14 Nov 22 - The current electricity system disincentivises investment in renewables while delivering unsustainable dividends to shareholders in the four big electricity companies, a new report claims.

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11 Nov 22 - In our weekly round-up of the best climate coverage in local media: The National Party say they will repeal the offshore oil and gas exploration ban if elected next year; concerns raised on environmental impacts of international productions filmed in New Zealand; and should Australia be hosting UN climate talks with Pacific Nations in 2026?


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4 Nov 22 - In our weekly round-up of the best climate coverage in local media: Climate Change Minister James Shaw blames court delay for inaction on tougher climate pledge; could fermentation replace...

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21 Oct 22 - In our weekly round-up of the best local climate coverage: Where is all the funding for climate change agri-tech? Mount Ruapehu goes into voluntary administration as climate change takes its toll;...

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14 Oct 22 - In our weekly round-up of the best local climate coverage: Stuff fact checks fossil fuel lobby claims; Newsroom crunches the numbers on the government's agricultural emissions proposal; and three...

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30 Sep 22 - In our weekly round-up of the best climate coverage in the local media: A former petrolhead in Dunedin is converting gas guzzling vehicles to electric; children in Vanuatu are taking to the streets...

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23 Sep 22 - In our weekly round-up of the best climate coverage in the local media: A biofuel mandate prompts economic and environmental criticism; new research in Australia reveals conservative voters care just...

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16 Sep 22 - In our weekly round-up of the best climate coverage in the local media: Keith Woodford investigates the carbon offset process in New Zealand; data shows that as petrol prices soared this year, sales...

Price of carbon hits record high on eve of 3rd ETS auction of the year

6 Sep 22 - The price of has carbon continued its steady rise, hitting an all-time high of more than $87 at the close of trade yesterday.

New sewage sludge facility to reduce capital’s emissions

24 Aug 22 - The Wellington City Council is seeking feedback on its plans to build a new Sludge Minimising Facility at Moa Point which is says will help reduce the city’s total emissions.

Initiatives to help Kiwi and Fijian youth take action against climate change

15 Aug 22 - Keep New Zealand Beautiful has launched flexible workshops to help students understand the impacts of climate change, and how they can make a difference; while 100 Fijian youth renewed commitments to...

“Time for action is now”: Climate Change Commission

7 Jul 22 - The Climate Change Commission has thrown its support behind a system of farm-level pricing for agricultural emissions outside of the ETS in its advice to government released yesterday.

WORTH NOTING...

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

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


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