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Emissions trading scheme

Allan Barber notes the pressure is on from the Climate Change Commission to plant more trees, cut livestock numbers, and buy more carbon credits. But the rural sector is persisting with its own pressure to 'be more realistic' and more nuanced
23rd Apr 24, 11:09am
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Allan Barber notes the pressure is on from the Climate Change Commission to plant more trees, cut livestock numbers, and buy more carbon credits. But the rural sector is persisting with its own pressure to 'be more realistic' and more nuanced
Emission Trading Scheme March auction partially clears at a price of $64
20th Mar 24, 1:16pm
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Emission Trading Scheme March auction partially clears at a price of $64
Nicola Willis says she is wary of emission subsidies but there are no plans to change the industrial allocation volumes at the moment
19th Mar 24, 1:30pm
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Nicola Willis says she is wary of emission subsidies but there are no plans to change the industrial allocation volumes at the moment
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Prime Minister Christopher Luxon won't rule out replacing the foreign buyers tax with a new revenue stream
18th Mar 24, 6:17pm
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Prime Minister Christopher Luxon won't rule out replacing the foreign buyers tax with a new revenue stream
Climate Change Commission advises the Coalition Government to half the number of ETS units on offer in each of the next six years, cutting Crown revenue for tax cuts
12th Mar 24, 3:41pm
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Climate Change Commission advises the Coalition Government to half the number of ETS units on offer in each of the next six years, cutting Crown revenue for tax cuts
Angus Kebbell talks to a South Canterbury farmer about the current state of farming and what ails the sector
17th Feb 24, 3:25pm
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Angus Kebbell talks to a South Canterbury farmer about the current state of farming and what ails the sector
Angus Kebbell says society should look to corporates to solve the emissions issues, and restrain them from just using offsetting fudges. Rather they should directly cut their own emissions
10th Feb 24, 9:50am
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Angus Kebbell says society should look to corporates to solve the emissions issues, and restrain them from just using offsetting fudges. Rather they should directly cut their own emissions
Keith Woodford says taxing methane is not the answer. But we cannot walk away from the need to reduce methane-intensity in rural products
8th Feb 24, 11:02am
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Keith Woodford says taxing methane is not the answer. But we cannot walk away from the need to reduce methane-intensity in rural products
Keith Woodford says dividing up methane liabilities requires judgements as to who should bear the burden
23rd Jan 24, 4:09pm
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Keith Woodford says dividing up methane liabilities requires judgements as to who should bear the burden
Calculating methane emissions requires a mix of science and value judgements, writes Keith Woodford
16th Jan 24, 9:07am
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Calculating methane emissions requires a mix of science and value judgements, writes Keith Woodford
Final Emission Trading Scheme auction of 2023 fails to clear, meaning 15 million units worth almost a billion dollars will be cancelled
6th Dec 23, 1:19pm
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Final Emission Trading Scheme auction of 2023 fails to clear, meaning 15 million units worth almost a billion dollars will be cancelled
Stopping the ETS review solves one carbon-forestry issue for the meantime, but also brings other carbon-forestry issues to the fore
5th Dec 23, 6:28pm
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Stopping the ETS review solves one carbon-forestry issue for the meantime, but also brings other carbon-forestry issues to the fore
Guy Trafford assesses the tasks ahead for the new crew in rural and trade policy and the perceived problems
30th Nov 23, 10:35am
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Guy Trafford assesses the tasks ahead for the new crew in rural and trade policy and the perceived problems
Coalition agreement could result in deeper spending cuts, marginally higher interest rates, and more pine trees planted on farmland
24th Nov 23, 6:22pm
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Coalition agreement could result in deeper spending cuts, marginally higher interest rates, and more pine trees planted on farmland
Carbon farming presents both opportunities and threats, with lots of uncertainty, and big decisions needed by new government to resolve current predicament
22nd Nov 23, 2:03pm
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Carbon farming presents both opportunities and threats, with lots of uncertainty, and big decisions needed by new government to resolve current predicament
Angus Kebbell reviews the farmer joint submission to the Climate Change Commission and wonders why, if everyone agrees about the science, why is there disagreement about the targets?
11th Nov 23, 9:39am
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Angus Kebbell reviews the farmer joint submission to the Climate Change Commission and wonders why, if everyone agrees about the science, why is there disagreement about the targets?
An entire year’s supply of carbon units will be offered in the year's final ETS auction and will be erased if unsold
6th Sep 23, 1:11pm
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An entire year’s supply of carbon units will be offered in the year's final ETS auction and will be erased if unsold
B+L NZ wants to talk about the role forestry offsets play in our country’s climate strategy. Guy Trafford reviews their report, and the solutions they suggest
17th Aug 23, 12:40pm
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B+L NZ wants to talk about the role forestry offsets play in our country’s climate strategy. Guy Trafford reviews their report, and the solutions they suggest
Angus Kebbell reviews the three options being offered to change the permanent forest category of the Emissions Trading Scheme
12th Aug 23, 9:26am
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Angus Kebbell reviews the three options being offered to change the permanent forest category of the Emissions Trading Scheme
Angus Kebbell reviews the four options offered to rescue the failing Emissions Trading Scheme
10th Aug 23, 9:03am
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Angus Kebbell reviews the four options offered to rescue the failing Emissions Trading Scheme
Government complies with Climate Change Commission's advice and sharply reduces the number of ETS units available in the next five years
26th Jul 23, 11:26am
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Government complies with Climate Change Commission's advice and sharply reduces the number of ETS units available in the next five years
Consultation on the proposal for land with a local slope of less than 5 degrees where beef cattle and deer will be required to be excluded from waterways is underway. The Government is looking for feedback on practicality, or alternatives
17th Jul 23, 2:38pm
Consultation on the proposal for land with a local slope of less than 5 degrees where beef cattle and deer will be required to be excluded from waterways is underway. The Government is looking for feedback on practicality, or alternatives
Labour ministers and James Shaw have been sent back to the Cabinet table to reconsider their decision to make more ETS units available than permitted by the annual carbon budget
13th Jul 23, 6:15pm
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Labour ministers and James Shaw have been sent back to the Cabinet table to reconsider their decision to make more ETS units available than permitted by the annual carbon budget
A major rethink in underway about how the price of carbon will be set to discourage emissions. Consultation has started on revisions that will affect farmers in different ways to what was in place, arguably even more intrusively
20th Jun 23, 9:54am
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A major rethink in underway about how the price of carbon will be set to discourage emissions. Consultation has started on revisions that will affect farmers in different ways to what was in place, arguably even more intrusively
Emissions Trading Scheme review suggests lower price for carbon offsets
19th Jun 23, 11:10am
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Emissions Trading Scheme review suggests lower price for carbon offsets