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Now is the time New Zealand needs to get the split-gas system for short and long-lived greenhouse gases locked in
30th Nov 21, 10:34am
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Now is the time New Zealand needs to get the split-gas system for short and long-lived greenhouse gases locked in
Guy Trafford reckons the recent rural protests have been quite misplaced. Besides there are larger issues to deal with on the farm during a prosperous period, like getting ready to adapt to big climate change forces
25th Nov 21, 9:46am
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Guy Trafford reckons the recent rural protests have been quite misplaced. Besides there are larger issues to deal with on the farm during a prosperous period, like getting ready to adapt to big climate change forces
Guy Trafford checks the Glasgow 'blah, blah, blah' from a rural perspective and is underwhelmed. Even the rhetoric from the 2015 Paris Agreement has barely improved, and the NZ contribution seems confused
19th Nov 21, 10:55am
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Guy Trafford checks the Glasgow 'blah, blah, blah' from a rural perspective and is underwhelmed. Even the rhetoric from the 2015 Paris Agreement has barely improved, and the NZ contribution seems confused
New Emissions Trading Scheme targets plus foreshadowed changes to forestry rules add new uncertainties to carbon investment decisions
17th Nov 21, 9:33am
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New Emissions Trading Scheme targets plus foreshadowed changes to forestry rules add new uncertainties to carbon investment decisions
Carbon and forestry, increasingly linked to overseas investors, continue to outmuscle sheep and beef but nothing about carbon is simple
20th Oct 21, 1:52pm
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Carbon and forestry, increasingly linked to overseas investors, continue to outmuscle sheep and beef but nothing about carbon is simple
There are close on 400,000 hectares of non-registered post-1989 forests eligible to join the ETS. Once registered, many owners could within one year earn $7500 or more per hectare in historical credits back to 2018
7th Oct 21, 9:17am
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There are close on 400,000 hectares of non-registered post-1989 forests eligible to join the ETS. Once registered, many owners could within one year earn $7500 or more per hectare in historical credits back to 2018
The Government never foresaw the land-use forces they were unleashing with the ETS
22nd Sep 21, 4:43pm
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The Government never foresaw the land-use forces they were unleashing with the ETS
The carbon price is now high enough to change land-use sufficiently to blow away sheep and beef, but too low to significantly influence emission behaviours elsewhere
8th Sep 21, 6:31am
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The carbon price is now high enough to change land-use sufficiently to blow away sheep and beef, but too low to significantly influence emission behaviours elsewhere
On Wednesday, The Government lost control of the ETS to speculators. This has big implications and challenges for the path ahead
2nd Sep 21, 10:06am
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On Wednesday, The Government lost control of the ETS to speculators. This has big implications and challenges for the path ahead
Angus Kebbell finds that New Zealand’s sheep and beef sector is unique globally in terms of the amount of native forest on its land, and Government policy changes should strengthen that, not undermine it
19th Dec 20, 9:35am
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Angus Kebbell finds that New Zealand’s sheep and beef sector is unique globally in terms of the amount of native forest on its land, and Government policy changes should strengthen that, not undermine it
Keith Woodford explains how our forestry policy is not fit for purpose and will lead to perverse outcomes without much better targeting of permanent forests on the back-country
9th Dec 19, 10:41am
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Keith Woodford explains how our forestry policy is not fit for purpose and will lead to perverse outcomes without much better targeting of permanent forests on the back-country
The Government is losing the forestry debate in rural New Zealand and needs to front up on the land change implications of zero carbon and emissions trading
26th Nov 19, 9:27am
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The Government is losing the forestry debate in rural New Zealand and needs to front up on the land change implications of zero carbon and emissions trading
Keith Woodford says as a nation we need to tread carefully and do a lot of thinking before allowing a tsunami of overseas funds to lead a landscape transformation in New Zealand
12th Nov 19, 11:26am
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Keith Woodford says as a nation we need to tread carefully and do a lot of thinking before allowing a tsunami of overseas funds to lead a landscape transformation in New Zealand
Keith Woodford calls on the Government to rethink its forestry policies so as to favour all New Zealanders of present and future generations, and to constrain the narrow-based behaviours of international investors
5th Aug 19, 1:53pm
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Keith Woodford calls on the Government to rethink its forestry policies so as to favour all New Zealanders of present and future generations, and to constrain the narrow-based behaviours of international investors
Allan Barber finds that despite opportunities, there are a thicket of questions to be sorted through before retiring livestock land for forestry as part of the new Government's billion tree program
3rd May 18, 10:42am
Allan Barber finds that despite opportunities, there are a thicket of questions to be sorted through before retiring livestock land for forestry as part of the new Government's billion tree program
Productivity Commission calls for drastic carbon price increases, the inclusion of agriculture in the ETS, huge land-use changes, and rebates for clean vehicle imports
27th Apr 18, 1:00am
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Productivity Commission calls for drastic carbon price increases, the inclusion of agriculture in the ETS, huge land-use changes, and rebates for clean vehicle imports
Westpac's Karen Silk argues New Zealand's government and businesses, including the agriculture sector, stand to benefit from being proactive rather than reactive when dealing with climate change
6th Apr 18, 8:01am
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Westpac's Karen Silk argues New Zealand's government and businesses, including the agriculture sector, stand to benefit from being proactive rather than reactive when dealing with climate change
Brian Fallow argues climate policy cries out for political consensus but that remains elusive. Suggests the establishment of an independent, expert advisory body
7th Aug 17, 11:05am
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Brian Fallow argues climate policy cries out for political consensus but that remains elusive. Suggests the establishment of an independent, expert advisory body
Previous rough-as-guts interventions have undermined a now-serious need to expand forests to meet our emissions targets, says Geoff Simmons. The costs are now much higher
15th Oct 16, 11:44am
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Previous rough-as-guts interventions have undermined a now-serious need to expand forests to meet our emissions targets, says Geoff Simmons. The costs are now much higher
Until log inventory levels get down to around 3 million cubic metres the market isn’t expected to show any pricing strength, says Peter Weblin
18th Jun 14, 5:00pm
by Guest
Until log inventory levels get down to around 3 million cubic metres the market isn’t expected to show any pricing strength, says Peter Weblin
Having an ETS with an absurdly low carbon price adds overhead without changing behavior says Peter Weblin. He calls for and end to dubious "hot air" carbon credits
13th May 14, 2:21pm
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Having an ETS with an absurdly low carbon price adds overhead without changing behavior says Peter Weblin. He calls for and end to dubious "hot air" carbon credits
Sheep farmers flocking to carbon credits
23rd Aug 10, 2:43pm
Sheep farmers flocking to carbon credits
Banking and finance briefs: Mortgagee sales down; Westpac's carbon push;
3rd May 10, 8:17pm
Banking and finance briefs: Mortgagee sales down; Westpac's carbon push;