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New Zealand spot carbon price sticks in range

WELLINGTON, April 29 (Reuters) – New Zealand carbon prices continued to trade in a narrow range over the previous week, with market cautious a month out from its first surrender deadline, but demand is seen slowly building.

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WA IT Awards recognises carbon reducing technology

Innovation in carbon reduction technology has been recognised at the Western Australian Information Technology and Telecommunications Awards (WAITTAs) this week, with Greensense taking home the award for best product.

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Can a Zero Carbon Wine Come from New Zealand? eco.love Wines Says Yes

Being a greener business can take many shapes and levels of complexity, but sometimes its the obvious that can make a substantial impact. Take eco.love Wines: Among its many sustainability minded touches is intentionally having longer rows in the vineyard. Why? That means less turns for the tractors, which results in decreased fuel consumption.

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New Zealand carbon price touches all-time high

SINGAPORE, March 18 (Reuters) – Spot New Zealand carbon units traded above the NZ$21 level this week for the first time, as soaring prices for U.N. carbon offsets continued to pull up the value of the local units.

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New Zealand Carbon-Emission Credits Gain as Weak Currency Increases Demand

Carbon-emission credit prices in New Zealand rose this week as a decline in the countrys currency, known as the Kiwi, made domestic contracts more competitive against credits sold in Europe.

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Consultation Begins On Forest Carbon Measurement Approach

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New Zealand, October 15 – Consultation has opened on a proposed new approach for owners of post-1989 forest to more accurately assess the carbon absorbed by their trees.

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Have fun and reduce carbon emissions too

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LOCAL environmentalists hope some fun events planned for the city next weekend will encourage people to reduce their carbon emissions.

“10:10:10 – A Global Day of Doing” is happening on Sunday, October 10.

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Combet admits carbon tax an option

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Greg Combet, Climate Change Minister of the country has said that the government is looking forward to consider a carbon tax in the country. Federal Government may issue introduce this option soon. The minister has given a clear indication of such option in his statement.

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Carbon charges ‘hurting industry’

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New Zealand’s attractiveness as a global destination for oil and gas explorers is being undermined by recently introduced Government regulations, a leading energy industry executive complained yesterday.

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No Mining. No Nuclear. No Carbon?

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New Zealanders are not usually known as passionately political. So when tens of thousands of protesters marched through downtown Auckland, as they did on 1st May this year, it was obvious a nerve had been struck.

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Dismay as Hutt plans big CO2 emissions growth

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Participants at the community workshop on ‘Our Environment’ held in Wainuiomata last night were surprised and dismayed when they learned of Hutt City Council’s plan to boost climate-changing CO2 emissions by more than 10 percent in the next nine years. VAN spokesperson Grant Brookes attended the Regional Council’s workshop.

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Pre-1990 forest owners must decide on carbon credits

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The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry says owners of older forests who are entitled to free carbon credits under the Emissions Trading Scheme will need to make a decision about that over the next year.

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New Zealand’s Mighty River power offers carbon tender

WELLINGTON Aug 5 (Reuters) – New Zealand state-owned power generator and retailer Mighty River Power has put out a tender for 15 years’ worth of carbon offsets to cover part of its emissions, the company said on Thursday.

Mighty River said it was seeking tenders for parcels of at least 15,000 carbon units for a preferred term of 15 years, which the company said was the first tender for the long-term supply of credits under New Zealand’s emissions trading scheme.

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Mighty River starts tender process for carbon trading

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The Government-owned Mighty River Power has initiated a tender process for securing long term carbon credits from local suppliers, representing a first for carbon trading in New Zealand.

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Auckland company becomes NZ’s “first carbon-neutral corporate printer”

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Auckland-based Soar Printing claims to have become the first carbon-neutral certified corporate printer in New Zealand after getting the seal of approval from Landcare Research.

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Anthony Doesburg: Where’s the carbon? You’re standing on it

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The country’s week-old Emissions Trading Scheme may or may not cut our greenhouse gas production. But it has certainly got people unearthing carbon in all kinds of unexpected places.

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Carbon credits sold to Europe

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A Southland forestry company has secured its private investors a multimillion-dollar sale of carbon credits, after it recently closed a deal with an unspecified European government.

It is the third southern-based carbon-credit deal secured during the past 10-months.

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Forestry owners cashing in on carbon credits

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New Zealand forestry owners have begun cashing in their carbon credits.

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Negotiations for Ukraine carbon credits hinge on Government

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Renewed negotiations between a New Zealand-registered organisation and the Ukraine government over the purchase of 50 million carbon creditrs rest the government coming to the party.

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Opinion: NZ – The carbon emission fiasco

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Nearly five million more lambs are needed to fund the governments emissions trading scheme according to Federated Farmers.

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Kiwis to trade carbon

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NEW Zealand’s government will introduce a carbon emissions trading scheme from July 1. The plan will cost households $NZ3 ($A2.45) a week and is expected to raise the cost of petrol by three NZ cents a litre and increase electricity prices by 5 per cent, Prime Minister John Key said on TVNZ yesterday.

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Gold Fields methane project to net R200m carbon credits

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GOLD FIELDS will capture methane from its Beatrix mine in the Free State and sell 1700 certified emissions reductions (CERs) in a R200m deal that will run until 2016, it said yesterday.

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Kiwis to trade carbon

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NEW Zealand’s government will introduce a carbon emissions trading scheme from July 1. The plan will cost households $NZ3 ($A2.45) a week and is expected to raise the cost of petrol by three NZ cents a litre and increase electricity prices by 5 per cent, Prime Minister John Key said on TVNZ yesterday.

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Nz `Stands By` Carbon Trading Plans

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New Zealand is continuing with its plans to introduce a carbon emissions trading scheme despite its neighbour, Australia, scrapping its proposed initiative. John Key, New Zealand`s prime minister confirmed its scheme would come into effect from this July.

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New Zealand stands by carbon trading plans

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New Zealand will go ahead with its proposed carbon trading scheme despite Australia abandoning its plan to price carbon last month, prime minister John Key said this morning.

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