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  • Now's the time to go green, bank tells business
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  • History shows we can handle it, says CCC chief
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  •             EDS climate conference 2020
  • Upton, Parker - Nats stopped the ETS working
  • NZ needs to do more, says High Commissioner
  • Shaw talking tough on carbon budgets
  •         Latest News
  •         The House
  • Forestry ETS changes pass
  • Shaw worried carbon budgets don’t go far enough
  • Tackling climate change at the core of government's economic strategy: PM
  •         Policy Development
  • ETS consultation suggests lower prices for NZUs
  • Changes to oil and gas decommissioning regime coming
  • Fast-track Approvals Bill ‘serious risk’ to NZ exporters: Environmental Defence Society
  •             2020 ETS reforms
  • Action on auction bill
  • Nats to Shaw: Why the late change, Minister?
  • Govt looking again at reserve price for auctions
  •             Zero-carbon bill
  • Expert warns against offshore credits sprees
  • We're different from them, say pig farmers
  • Young campaigners see nation adopt carbon laws
  •             ETS Review 2018
  • Shaw sings songs of praise for trading scheme
  • Govt opposed ClimCom in cash-or-credits case
  • Government stalls as carbon price hits high
  •             ETS Bill hearings
  • Hope from Europe
  • NZ lags badly in marine protection
  • ETS bill has October deadline
  •                 ETS Review Submissions
  • Dairy firms see ETS dates clashing
  • Zero carbon bill submissions open
  • Shipowners want out of 'unfair' ETS
  •         International
  • UN attacks companies’ reliance on carbon credits to hit climate targets
  • What’s on the table for food systems at COP29?
  • Maritime commerce and climate change: how effective would a carbon tax on shipping be?
  •             New Zealand
  • Carbon News launches price index
  • Giant aluminium smelter seals future with groundbreaking “reverse battery”
  • NASA launches small climate satellite to study earth’s poles
  •             Australia
  • Climate activists have received months-long sentences. Are tougher laws eroding Australians’ right to protest?
  • Methane leaking out of old mining site in Dharawal National Park near Sydney that closed decades ago
  • Australian Super accused of greenwashing by investing funds from ethical option in coal, oil and gas industries
  •             United States
  • When Kamala Harris sued Obama over fracking
  • Trump’s environmental impact endures, at home and around the world
  • How Kamala Harris’ platform could differ from Joe Biden’s
  •             China
  • Projects under construction in China have twice the capacity of the rest of the world’s renewable energy projects combined
  • Another year of heat and floods spurs China’s climate-change awakening
  • China court rules in favour of climate activists in landmark case against coal plant
  •             Europe
  • Von der Leyen threads the climate needle to keep her job
  • Greece shuts Acropolis, two firefighters killed in Italy as southern Europe swelters in a heat wave
  • The story of a heat death
  •             United Kingdom
  • UK first European country to approve lab-grown meat, starting with pet food
  • UK supermarkets to trial methane-reducing feed supplement for dairy cows
  • From green energy to rivers, environment at heart of nine plans in King’s speech
  •             Canada
  • 'Canada Carbon Rebate' starts
  • Oil companies delete carbon capture mentions on websites before new Canadian regulations kick in
  • Thousands evacuate as wildfire grows ‘dramatically’ in western Canada
  •             Asia
  • Can digital payments help countries adapt to climate change?
  • Flooding in northern Bangladesh displaces 40,000 people, shuts schools
  • The ‘fearless young activists’ thrown in jail for climate campaigns in Cambodia
  •             Antarctic/Arctic
  • Arctic 'dirty fuel' ban for ships comes into force
  • Giant viruses discovered in arctic ice could slow sea-level rise
  • We’ve underestimated the ‘Doomsday’ glacier - and the consequences could be devastating
  •             Pacific
  • How the small Pacific island nation of Vanuatu drastically cut plastic pollution
  • Tuvalu is being swallowed by the ocean. Its people face a difficult choice.
  • Widespread flooding in Fiji’s West region
  •             Oceans
  • Strong hurricanes are hitting earlier due to warmer oceans
  • Warmer oceans are driving more frequent seabird die-offs
  • Carbon in the oceans is altering the micro-fabric of life
  •             Cities
  • Rich people are the big barrier to stabilising the climate
  • Tel Aviv has shade down to a science
  • Researchers pinpoint 12 tried-and-true ways to reduce cars in cities
  •             Africa
  • Niger floods toll increases - 53 dead, 18,000 affected
  • South Africa’s new environment minister must focus on people, not profits from fossil fuels – climate ecologist
  • South Africa energy minister vows change with 'aggressive' renewables rollout
  •             South America
  • Large birds can boost forest carbon storage — if deforestation doesn’t interfere
  • New bill to expand farmlands in the Amazon may derail Brazil’s green efforts
  • More than third of Amazon rainforest struggling to recover from drought, study finds
  •             IPCC
  • New challenges face the Bonn climate summit
  • Many IPCC authors expect world to warm by more than 3 degrees
  • Political 'retreat' on climate action harms all nations, says UN climate chief
  •             COP 21
  • COMMENT: Great, now all we need is a plan
  • NZ leads charge for world carbon market
  • Treaty emerges from battle of the verbs
  •             COP 22
  • NZ doctor gives Marrakech a message
  • Marrakech marks the start of a new era ... but going where?
  • Musings from Marrakech ...
  •             COP 23
  • After Bonn, five things to watch for in the coming year
  • Bonn talks bring a poison pill for Poland
  • Bonn summit slow and steady but King Coal looms
  •             COP 24
  • Stage set for humanity’s two most crucial years
  • NZ and Europe to strengthen market cooperation
  • Anti-climate change strongmen still on the outer
  •             COP 25
  • Shaw criticises 'handful of countries'
  • Kyoto credits threaten Paris Agreement
  • Shaw expects late move on carbon trading
  •             COP 26
  • Rich countries sink billions into oil and gas despite COP26 pledge
  • 'Fragile win' at COP26 summit under threat: Sharma
  • Who will be the judge of countries' climate plans?
  •             COP 27
  • A kingdom built on oil now controls the world’s climate progress
  • An oil CEO who will head global climate talks this year calls for lowered emissions
  • UN climate boss settles for no cuts on emissions
  •             COP 28
  • COP28: Key outcomes for food, forests, land and nature at the UN climate talks in Dubai
  • COP28 president says his firm will keep investing in oil
  • From ‘depressed’ to a milestone: How the climate deal came together
  •             Paris Agreement
  • Russia’s first climate lawsuit filed over greenhouse emissions
  • Climate action calendar for COP27 published
  • Countries back away from pledge to update climate goals this year
  •            Sectors
  •             Election 2023
  • Climate issues and the 2023 Election: Is Aotearoa heading in a sustainable direction?
  • Green Party announces climate adaptation fund
  • RMA comes to an end - but for how long?
  •             Election 2020
  • Shaw 'odds-on' as minister, says Simpson
  • Business makes bid for $7.23 billion
  • The four who could be our next climate minister
  •             Election 2017
  • Carbon price set to break through $19 mark
  • WINSTON'S THE WORD: What NZ First leader wants
  • Furious farmers should get with the programme
  •             Editorial comment
  • EDITORIAL: Nature, enter us...
  • EDITORIAL: Into the red
  • EDITORIAL: All aboard!
  •             Letters
  • Open letter: To Forest & Bird from Paul Callister and Robert McLachlan
  • Beef + Lamb New Zealand respond to meat lobby financing academic research claims
  • Adani world’s biggest owner and contractor of solar farms
  •             Energy
  • Meridian plans to ramp up new generation
  • Govt restoring legal requirement to promote mining
  • Climate activists force conference to move online
  •             Agriculture
  • European organisation accuses Fonterra of derailing climate action
  • What does Denmark’s carbon tax mean for NZ?
  • Govt’s regulatory breather doesn’t change pressure on farm emissions
  •             Industry
  • PPA market needed to accelerate decarbonisation - Transpower
  • Deep sea mining can have detrimental long-term impacts: new research
  • Scientists develop cheapest carbon capture system to date
  •             Latest science
  • “Aotearoa IS warming: It’s us. It’s bad” - new report
  • Auckland researchers get funding to test "cool roofs" in climate hot spots
  • Kiwis call for science to lead UN sustainable development goals
  •             Carbon emissions
  • Emissions down for 2022
  • Emissions down slightly for December 2023 quarter - but gross annual emissions up slightly for the year
  • Emissions down overall - but we're still burning too much oil
  •             Transport
  • Wealthy Kiwis driving up transport emissions
  • Transport policy threatens climate targets
  • Govt should have considered climate impacts of EV road user charges
  •             Forestry
  • Foresters say govt planting forecasts are wrong
  • Scion report on short rotation forestry met with scepticism
  • Concern over job losses at Scion
  •             Fishing
  •             Water
  • Bay of Plenty council and iwi partner to restore degraded wetland
  • Govt funding for low-emissions marine and off-road vehicles
  • Government ignores experts in water plan
  •             Business
  • How nature and business can boost each other
  • Microsoft can’t achieve climate goals alone
  • Think covid-19 disrupted food chain? Wait and see ...
  •             Weather
  • NZ climate-related disasters hit record high in 2023
  • Tropical cyclones now ‘13% less frequent’ due to climate change
  • Climate change is happening faster than expected, study shows
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  •             Waste
  • Waste to energy plant proposed for Waimate
  • Incinerator could go carbon-negative
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  •             Finance
  • Treasury looks at framework to assess economic impacts of climate change
  • Green groups slam HSBC's new targets for cutting financed emissions
  • $1.5 trillion lent to coal industry since 2019
  •         Technology
  • Rail-mounted system could slash direct air capture costs: study
  • 10 YEARS AGO...
  • Every battery is a treasure box
  •     Markets
  •         New Zealand
  • Carbon market ‘underwhelmed’ by govt climate plan
  • Govt must not lower ETS auction floor price
  • Initial carbon trading boost following stockpile reduction
  •             NZ Carbon Market Review
  • MARKET LATEST: NZUs $51.30
  • MARKET LATEST: NZUs $52.30
  • MARKET LATEST: NZUs $53.08
  •         Other Markets
  • Jarden launches commtrade platform in Australia
  • EMS accredited to issue International Renewable Energy Certificates
  • Australian carbon price set to double
  •         Analysis
  • Carbon correction
  • Aussies polish off green (but not as clean) Kiwis
  • ANALYSIS: Australians' vote will affect carbon market
  •         NZ ETS background
  • NZUs likely to be classified as financial instruments
  • CCR trigger price likely to get a boost next year
  • Big players snaffle up bulk of NZUs at auction
  •     News Direct
  •         News Direct
  • New electric buses for Canterbury
  • Tiwai increases demand response
  • Climate change minister to attend climate action meeting in China
  •     Trading
  •         Offset Markets
  • The carbon offset market could be worth $200 billion by 2050. But what is it?
  • Wood wins at environmental awards
  • LPG – the cleaner, cheaper fuel of choice
  •         Market advice
  • How voluntary offsets can help us meet our Paris promise
  • Don't miss getting your emissions return in
  • Carbon markets prove resilient to the coronavirus pandemic
  •     Market Players
  •         Profiles
  • JAMES SHAW: A year of living hopefully
  • Norman hopes for more action ... this time for real
  • The Carbon Traders: Lizzie Chambers, Carbon Match
  •         Appointments
  • Aotearoa Circle chooses new finance leaders
  • Government's climate director has a new job
  • SBC votes in new board members
  •     Forum
  •         Opinion/Your say
  • Enough fiddling: The ETS needs to be allowed to do its job
  • The ETS works just fine, but unaffordable, ideological reforms will set us back
  • Isn’t it time to admit the Emissions Trading Scheme will never work?
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New electric buses for Canterbury

Wednesday - Media release | Canterbury Regional Council is celebrating its 21 newest...

Tiwai increases demand response

Tuesday - Media release | New Zealand Aluminium Smelter (NZAS) will reduce its...

Climate change minister to attend climate action meeting in China

Monday - Media release | Climate change minister Simon Watts travelled to China on...

Green climate fund approves US$22.6 million for Tonga coastal resilience project

Friday - Media release | The Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board has approved a US$22.66...

ICNZ urges bold action on climate adaptation

17 Jul 24 - Media release | The Insurance Council of New Zealand Te Kāhui Inihua o...

EDS launches recommendations for Climate Adaptation Act

12 Jul 24 - Media release | The Environmental Defence Society has launched the final report...

Oceanic and coastal water temperatures highest recorded

10 Jul 24 - Media release | Between 2022 and 2023, oceanic and coastal waters around...

Climate change is making scientists reassess what is "normal"

4 Jul 24 - Media release | NIWA has completed a major project to analyse how New Zealand’s...

Contact to develop a grid-scale 100 MW battery in Auckland

3 Jul 24 - Media release | Contact Energy has answered calls for more energy storage by...

EQC becomes Natural Hazards Commission under new legislation

2 Jul 24 - Media release | The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has today become the Natural...

Report urges broader focus beyond household food waste

1 Jul 24 - Media release | The Prime Minister's Chief Science Advisor (PMCSA), Dame Juliet...

Cookstove projects on hold as Verra investigates allegations

27 Jun 24 - Media release | Verra has been informed of allegations concerning actions by...

Wellington region's new low carbon transport strategy

26 Jun 24 - Media release | A new strategy released by Greater Wellington sets out a...

Kiwi drivers ready to embrace wireless EV technology

25 Jun 24 - Media release | Dynamic wireless charging technology allows electric vehicles...

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