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Number of NZUs entering ETS could be cut

Today 11:00am - The number of NZUs on offer could be reduced in the future to take account of the extra units entering the system through the cost containment reserve mechanism, climate change minister James Shaw says.

10 YEARS AGO...

Today 11:00am - Ten years ago, the plummeting price of carbon saw foresters opting to hold on to their NZUs rather than selling them offshore (something that was still possible then.)

WORTH NOTING...

Today 11:00am - A list of talks, events, conferences and consultations relating to climate change in the coming weeks.

New Zealanders pessimistic about climate change

Tuesday - NEARLY eight out of ten New Zealanders believe the world is not doing enough to avoid damaging temperature rises.

10 YEARS AGO...

Tuesday - Ten years ago, Carbon News reported that international airlines were thinking of buying NZUs to offset their emissions.

WORTH NOTING...

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

Price of carbon up by 95% on this time last year

Monday - The price of NZUs on the spot market have almost doubled since this time last year from $38.40 to $74.95.


10 YEARS AGO...

Monday - Ten years ago, the price of carbon was crashing internationally as a result of an oversupply in Europe and uncertainty over the future of the Kyoto Protocol. A tonne of carbon in Europe could be...

WORTH NOTING...

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

The Lorax is Rod Carr's pick for best climate change related fiction book of all time

24 Dec 21 - The Lorax by Dr Seuss is Climate Change Commission chair Rod Carr's choice for the best fiction book relating to climate change in the inaugural Carbon News Climate Change Summer Reading list.

Happy holidays

24 Dec 21 - This is the final edition of Carbon News for the year. We'll be back on Monday 24 January. (And that's a cross section of a red cabbage put through a kaleidoscopic filter - courtesy of Twitter user...

Haiku writing IPCC co-author joins Climate Change Commission board

23 Dec 21 - Leading climate scientist and IPCC co-author Andy Reisinger is one of three new appointments to the Climate Change Commission board.

Climate change contributes to record high insurance payouts

23 Dec 21 - Insurance claims resulting from weather events - some of which have been attributed to climate change by scientists - have hit a record high of $304.9 million in 2021, eclipsing last year's record of...

Environment minister responds to criticism of RMA amendment delay

23 Dec 21 - Environment minister David Parker's office has provided Carbon News with a response to questions raised in yesterday's story about the delay in the introduction of an amendment to the Resource...

Government delays one of its “most significant” climate change policy changes

22 Dec 21 - Cabinet agreed on Monday to delay an amendment to the Resource Management Act that was trumpeted by climate change minister James Shaw as “one of the most significant policy changes to address...

WORTH NOTING...

22 Dec 21 - Tomorrow is your final chance to have a say on the information car buyers will be shown when purchasing their next vehicle.

Seaweed company beefs up its R&D

21 Dec 21 - CH4 Aotearoa – a pioneer in using red seaweed (Asparagopsis) to reduce methane emissions from ruminant animals – is beefing up its R&D operations.

WORTH NOTING...

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

14,000 hectares of farm land converted to forestry in first six months of 2021

20 Dec 21 - More than 14,000 hectares of beef and sheep farm land was bought for forestry conversions in the first six months of 2021, according to a report commissioned by Beef + Lamb New Zealand.


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Otari gets money to conserve native orchids

Today 11:00am - Media Release - Otari-Wiltons Bush has received a grant through Te Tahua Taiao...

Education and support needed for climate-concerned SMEs

Monday - Media Release - A new survey by business management platform, MYOB, has...

Native tree numbers on the rise in Bay of Plenty

23 Dec 21 - Media Release - The 775,000 native trees and shrubs planted by Bay of Plenty...

WCC seeks waste minimisation proposals

22 Dec 21 - Media Release - Expressions of Interest are now open for Wellington City...

Wellington councils draw down first green loans from Local Government Funding Agency

21 Dec 21 - Media Release - Wellington City Council and Greater Wellington have become the...

Air New Zealand seeking innovators for next generation aircraft

21 Dec 21 - Media Release - Air New Zealand wants to get a zero emissions aircraft in the...

The bird that measures Antarctic ice

20 Dec 21 - Media Release - It’s a bird, it’s a plane…It’s a laser-shooting electromagnetic...

Toitu Brighter Futures Awards 2021 announced

20 Dec 21 - Media Release - Toitû Envirocare recognises its top performing clients with the...

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