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Climate change

These machines scrub greenhouse gases from the air – an inventor of direct air capture technology shows how it works
22nd Jan 22, 9:45am
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These machines scrub greenhouse gases from the air – an inventor of direct air capture technology shows how it works
The fight over the Three Waters reforms is about to reignite in earnest in 2022 amid claims of administrative bullying, broken promises, and dodgy numbers. But all agree we need to rise higher than our global top ten drinking water quality ranking
21st Jan 22, 10:26am
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The fight over the Three Waters reforms is about to reignite in earnest in 2022 amid claims of administrative bullying, broken promises, and dodgy numbers. But all agree we need to rise higher than our global top ten drinking water quality ranking
New Year livestock prices have eased back somewhat, but with warmer temperatures and reasonable rainfall, some regions are not as water-stressed as usual. New Zealand is faring better than many other global agricultural areas
19th Jan 22, 1:55pm
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New Year livestock prices have eased back somewhat, but with warmer temperatures and reasonable rainfall, some regions are not as water-stressed as usual. New Zealand is faring better than many other global agricultural areas
Strong support for climate change action among SMEs but many are confused about how to progress, says MYOB survey
19th Jan 22, 11:07am
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Strong support for climate change action among SMEs but many are confused about how to progress, says MYOB survey
Imported carbon makes up the lion's share of New Zealand's carbon footprint, with households driving most of it
15th Jan 22, 9:29am
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Imported carbon makes up the lion's share of New Zealand's carbon footprint, with households driving most of it
Gareth Vaughan makes 5 predictions for 2022 looking at Covid-19, climate change, bank lending, the RBNZ & rising interest rates
22nd Dec 21, 10:15am
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Gareth Vaughan makes 5 predictions for 2022 looking at Covid-19, climate change, bank lending, the RBNZ & rising interest rates
RIP capitalism & the free market as we knew them, Macquarie Capital analysts Viktor Shvets & Terrence Leung argue, with the private sector now artificially propped up by the public sector
5th Dec 21, 6:00am
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RIP capitalism & the free market as we knew them, Macquarie Capital analysts Viktor Shvets & Terrence Leung argue, with the private sector now artificially propped up by the public sector
We look ahead to how 2022 might look for your household budget, Covid-19, climate change measures and the hospitality and tourism industries
2nd Dec 21, 10:07am
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We look ahead to how 2022 might look for your household budget, Covid-19, climate change measures and the hospitality and tourism industries
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
Change underway at the Reserve Bank ruffles feathers, as questions are raised over whether the institution is distracting or future-proofing itself
22nd Nov 21, 11:05am
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Change underway at the Reserve Bank ruffles feathers, as questions are raised over whether the institution is distracting or future-proofing itself
Climate science does not distinguish between urban and rural, cocky and townie. It will take both to bring NZ safely through the dangerous 21st century
22nd Nov 21, 8:58am
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Climate science does not distinguish between urban and rural, cocky and townie. It will take both to bring NZ safely through the dangerous 21st century
The globalisation debate offers lessons on what to do (and what not to do) in climate change policy: address the domestic politics of the transition
20th Nov 21, 1:18pm
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The globalisation debate offers lessons on what to do (and what not to do) in climate change policy: address the domestic politics of the transition
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
Cost for the financial sector of companies delaying climate action tallied, NAB's potential mortgage discounts for borrowers reducing their reliance on fossil fuels & guidance on managing climate-related financial risks
19th Nov 21, 9:47am
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Cost for the financial sector of companies delaying climate action tallied, NAB's potential mortgage discounts for borrowers reducing their reliance on fossil fuels & guidance on managing climate-related financial risks
Governments will have to ramp up spending on environment and climate protection to get to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, the Institute of International Finance says
18th Nov 21, 10:05am
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Governments will have to ramp up spending on environment and climate protection to get to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, the Institute of International Finance says
Views mixed on whether investor demand for sustainable debt will be high enough for the Government to charge a 'greemium' when it issues green bonds next year
17th Nov 21, 7:46am
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Views mixed on whether investor demand for sustainable debt will be high enough for the Government to charge a 'greemium' when it issues green bonds next year
NZ Government to enter the sustainable debt market by issuing Green Bonds from late-2022
12th Nov 21, 5:00am
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NZ Government to enter the sustainable debt market by issuing Green Bonds from late-2022
Tower customers can expect premium changes, as the insurer uses more detailed modelling to price flood risk
10th Nov 21, 5:00am
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Tower customers can expect premium changes, as the insurer uses more detailed modelling to price flood risk
Beyond near-term inflation concerns, David Skilling says policy should focus on managing price pressures from structural changes in labour markets & globalisation - and net zero
7th Nov 21, 8:59am
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Beyond near-term inflation concerns, David Skilling says policy should focus on managing price pressures from structural changes in labour markets & globalisation - and net zero
The higher farm gate milk prices go, the more challenging it is for Fonterra to operate profitably. Profitability is an issue for other dairy companies too at these milk prices. Early season indicators are milk volumes will be strong
4th Nov 21, 11:10am
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The higher farm gate milk prices go, the more challenging it is for Fonterra to operate profitably. Profitability is an issue for other dairy companies too at these milk prices. Early season indicators are milk volumes will be strong
Guy Trafford takes an initial look at what the COP26 meeting will be focusing on that livestock farmers here will be watching. Our chance of influencing the outcomes seems particularly weak
3rd Nov 21, 4:40pm
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Guy Trafford takes an initial look at what the COP26 meeting will be focusing on that livestock farmers here will be watching. Our chance of influencing the outcomes seems particularly weak
Kiwibank unveils how much of its mortgage book is exposed to coastal flood risk, ahead of regulation around climate risk reporting and pricing ramping up
3rd Nov 21, 8:15am
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Kiwibank unveils how much of its mortgage book is exposed to coastal flood risk, ahead of regulation around climate risk reporting and pricing ramping up
The RBNZ says its first stress testing of general insurers shows how important the international reinsurance market is to New Zealand
28th Oct 21, 8:06am
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The RBNZ says its first stress testing of general insurers shows how important the international reinsurance market is to New Zealand
Guy Trafford suspects that Pāmu will achieve its climate obligations under its Westpac sustainability-linked loan by faster land-use conversions that emphasise tax-advantaged forestry, and horticulture
27th Oct 21, 9:22am
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Guy Trafford suspects that Pāmu will achieve its climate obligations under its Westpac sustainability-linked loan by faster land-use conversions that emphasise tax-advantaged forestry, and horticulture
RBNZ to 'look through' some price shocks in its inflation targeting as NZ moves to reduce net emissions of greenhouse gases to zero by 2050
27th Oct 21, 8:15am
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RBNZ to 'look through' some price shocks in its inflation targeting as NZ moves to reduce net emissions of greenhouse gases to zero by 2050