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FRIDAY POLITICS: A Potentially Costly Hole In The Government's Carbon-auctioning Plan

Friday, 23 October 2020, 12:08 pm | Carbon News

By editor ADELIA HALLETT | Green Party co-leader James Shaw is still in the running to retain his role as the country’s climate minister – but that might mean clearing up a bit of a mess of his own making. The Government’s surprising decision, reported ... More >>

Climate Change & Business Conference: Day One Communique

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 9:55 am | Carbon News

Day 1 of the conference started with speeches from France’s Ambassador to New Zealand, Florence Jeanblanc-Risler, and New Zealand’s Climate Change Minister, Hon Paula Bennett, on the next stages of the Paris Agreement on climate change and the implications ... More >>

New Zealand carbon market hotting up

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 3:18 pm | Carbon News

New Zealand’s carbon market is on the move, breaking the $10 barrier today, says Carbon News, the country’s specialist daily carbon market publication. “Today’s sale of 15,000 spot NZUs (the domestic carbon unit) at $10 is a milestone,” said ... More >>

Signs that the carbon party is over

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 11:39 am | Carbon News

New Zealand carbon prices are at their highest level since July 2012 as emitters start to realise that the cheap international credit party is over, the country’s only carbon specialist is reporting. More >>

Steel mill, smelter top free carbon credits list

Friday, 1 March 2013, 12:48 pm | Carbon News

The Glenbrook steel mill and the Bluff aluminium smelter were the big winners in last year’s hand-out of free carbon credits to industrial emitters. More >>

It's Official ... NZ Banned From Kyoto Deals

Friday, 22 February 2013, 11:25 am | Carbon News

It's Official ... NZ Banned From Kyoto Deals New Zealand will not be allowed access to Kyoto-based carbon credits – including certified emission reduction units (CERs) – from 2015. In December, the COP 18 meeting voted to exclude New Zealand, Canada ... More >>

ETS foe pays $1.4 million premium

Monday, 28 January 2013, 11:35 am | Carbon News

ETS foe pays $1.4 million premium A company ideologically opposed to the Emissions Trading Scheme is thought to have paid $1.4 million more than it needed to to meet its carbon obligations last year, according to Carbon News . More >>

Emitters turn backs on local credits

Friday, 18 January 2013, 10:38 am | Carbon News

Domestic carbon credits are no longer the unit of choice in the New Zealand carbon market. More >>

Profit-rich foresters might quit ETS

Friday, 18 January 2013, 10:37 am | Carbon News

Forest owners who have made a tidy profit by selling carbon high and buying low are now looking to quit the Emissions Trading Scheme, Carbon News reports today. More >>

New Zealand faces carbon market shutdown

Friday, 7 December 2012, 11:55 am | Carbon News

New Zealand could be shut out of international Kyoto-compliant carbon markets, Carbon News reports this morning. More >>

John Banks obstacle to saving New Zealand carbon market

Tuesday, 2 October 2012, 2:25 pm | Carbon News

The Government may be weakening in its opposition to restricting the number of international carbon units allowed into New Zealand. But it faces a problem: John Banks. More >>

Worried forest owners urge Key to act

Monday, 1 October 2012, 12:54 pm | Carbon News

The heads of eight major forestry companies have asked the Prime Minister to intervene directly over the flow of cheap foreign carbon credits into New Zealand, Carbon News reports. More >>

Worried forest owners urge Key to act

Monday, 1 October 2012, 12:54 pm | Carbon News

The heads of eight major forestry companies have asked the Prime Minister to intervene directly over the flow of cheap foreign carbon credits into New Zealand, Carbon News reports. More >>

Dramatic slump in numbers concerned about climate change

Friday, 3 August 2012, 9:09 am | Carbon News

The number of New Zealanders who think climate change is an urgent and immediate problem has slumped, according to a new poll. More >>

Carbon News: Forester Says NZ Now Has "Clayton's" ETS

Friday, 20 July 2012, 2:36 pm | Carbon News

Media release 20 July 2012 Carbon News: Forester Says New Zealand Now Has "Clayton's" Emission Trading Scheme New Zealand’s Emissions Trading Scheme is now a Clayton’s scheme, says the man who spent five years fighting for carbon credits for forest ... More >>

Local gas technology lines Australian farmers' pockets

Friday, 2 March 2012, 3:06 pm | Carbon News

Australian farmers are about to earn carbon credits on the back of New Zealand research. More >>

Carbon News: toxic metal in soils major problem

Friday, 2 December 2011, 12:31 pm | Carbon News

Toxic cadmium levels, soil compaction and carbon loss are looming as major problems which could affect New Zealand’s agricultural economy, a soil scientist is warning, Carbon News ( www.carbonnews.co.nz ) reports today. More >>

NZ Steel pockets nearly $10 million in free carbon credits

Saturday, 1 October 2011, 11:22 am | Carbon News

New Zealand Steel was given nearly 500,000 free carbon credits last year - worth nearly $10 million – to cushion it from the impact of a price on carbon, More >>

Farmers to be rewarded for cutting emissions?

Friday, 24 June 2011, 12:37 pm | Carbon News

The panel reviewing the Emissions Trading Scheme says that it has considered measures that reward farmers with carbon credits for cutting greenhouse gas emissions. But chairman David Caygill won’t say what conclusion it came to, Carbon News (More >>

Labour might sweeten ETS deal for farmers

Friday, 27 May 2011, 11:37 am | Carbon News

Labour might sweeten the carbon deal for farmers by letting them become the point of obligation under the Emissions Trading Scheme, Carbon News (www.carbonnews.co.nz) reports this morning. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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