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Carbon price dips closer to auction floor

Friday - By Liz Kivi | The carbon price has dipped closer to the auction floor, with an increase in selling blamed on an overall weakness in the market.

Forestry company loses sustainability certification

19 Feb 24 - Forestry company Ernslaw One’s Forest Stewardship Council certification has been suspended over damage from its forestry operations in Tolaga Bay in 2018.

EPA says financial situation now critical

12 Feb 24 - The Environmental Protection Authority has warned that its financial situation is now critical.

More funding to Hawke’s Bay and Tairāwhiti clean-up

12 Feb 24 - Urgent work to clean up cyclone damage in Hawke’s Bay and Tairāwhiti is still continuing one year after last year’s devastating floods, with a $63 million boost for sediment and debris removal bringing total government funding for the clean-up to $232 million.

Critics decry controversial bill that loosens deforestation restrictions in Peru

12 Feb 24 - Peru’s Congress approved a new amendment to the country’s forest and wildlife law, which loosens restrictions on deforestation and may affect the rights of Indigenous peoples.

ACT’s proposed climate bill ‘concerning’ - expert

25 Jan 24 - A private member's bill from the ACT Party could delay gross emissions reductions and ultimately threaten New Zealand’s climate targets, according to an expert.

Govt releases submissions on canned ETS review

22 Dec 23 - The government has released submissions on the controversial review of the Emissions Trading Scheme, started by the previous government but canned by new Climate Change minister Simon Watts.


Massive native reforestation project proposed

22 Dec 23 - By Jeremy Rose | New Zealand could go from being a buyer of offshore carbon credits to an exporter of offsets, according to the promoters of an ambitious plan to reforest and restore 2.1 million...

Govt must address climate crisis: Lawyers

14 Dec 23 - Activist lawyers have put the new government on notice that they could be facing legal repercussions if they fail to take adequate action to meet the country’s climate targets.

Climate Change Commission doubles down on ETS criticism

13 Dec 23 - The Climate Change Commission has doubled-down on its long held view that the ETS is not fit for purpose when it comes to driving down emissions, in its latest advice to government.

Kiwi nature-based solution at COP28

11 Dec 23 - A nature-based climate solution to strategically restore and enhance 2.1 million hectares of Indigenous forest across Aotearoa over the next decade took the stage at the UN’s global climate summit...

New Zealand criticised for dependence on offsetting

7 Dec 23 - New Zealand has been singled out, along with Japan and South Korea, for relying on offshore offsetting to meet its nationally determined contribution in the latest update by non-profit Climate Action...

New Zealand continues to punch above its weight in Fossil awards

4 Dec 23 - New Zealand has once again won itself the dubious honour of a Fossil of the Day Award at COP 28 in Dubai, the third time in as may years.

Massive native reforestation project proposed

29 Nov 23 - By Jeremy Rose | New Zealand could go from being a buyer of offshore carbon credits to an exporter of offsets, according to the promoters of an ambitious plan to reforest and restore 2.1 million...

New govt cans ETS review, climate and environment ministers outside cabinet

27 Nov 23 - By Liz Kivi | The new National-led coalition government has dumped the current review of the Emissions Trading Scheme, and appointed climate and environment ministers outside cabinet.

Energy and resources portfolio split

27 Nov 23 - The former energy and resources portfolio has been split into two by the new government.

Biodiversity finance? Definitely. Biodiversity credits? Maybe

24 Nov 23 - By Jeremy Rose | The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment and some of the country’s major environmental groups have questioned the government’s one-eyed focus on biodiversity credits.

Toitū to stop accepting NZUs

23 Nov 23 - Toitū Envirocare, the government’s carbon certification service, announced today that it will transition away from accepting New Zealand carbon credits in its carbon certification programmes.

Climate Change Commission in the dock

22 Nov 23 - The Climate Change Commission is back in court defending its advice, with a case brought by Lawyers for Climate Action (LCANZI) starting in the Court of Appeal yesterday.


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