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New Zealand's only oil refinery at Marsden Point to become an import-only fuel terminal
6th Aug 21, 2:38pm
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New Zealand's only oil refinery at Marsden Point to become an import-only fuel terminal
Shareholders in NZ's only oil refinery will vote next month on plans to turn it into an import-only facility by the middle of next year; the move's expected to cost in excess of $350 million
5th Jul 21, 12:12pm
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Shareholders in NZ's only oil refinery will vote next month on plans to turn it into an import-only facility by the middle of next year; the move's expected to cost in excess of $350 million
New Zealand's only oil refining company is pressing ahead with plans to convert its Northland refinery into an import terminal after reaching agreements with Z Energy
25th May 21, 9:50am
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New Zealand's only oil refining company is pressing ahead with plans to convert its Northland refinery into an import terminal after reaching agreements with Z Energy
New Zealand's only oil refining company says it's made 'significant progress' toward converting its Northland refinery into an import terminal
17th Feb 21, 10:09am
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New Zealand's only oil refining company says it's made 'significant progress' toward converting its Northland refinery into an import terminal
Kevin Gallagher and Rebecca Ray highlight the potential benefits, and risks, of China's massive increase in lending to poorer countries
10th Dec 20, 9:19am
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Kevin Gallagher and Rebecca Ray highlight the potential benefits, and risks, of China's massive increase in lending to poorer countries
Chris Trotter asks whether the global commitment to combatting climate change is compatible with the US-Israeli strategy of protecting Saudi-Arabia and its Persian Gulf allies from Iranian influence
30th Nov 20, 8:30am
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Chris Trotter asks whether the global commitment to combatting climate change is compatible with the US-Israeli strategy of protecting Saudi-Arabia and its Persian Gulf allies from Iranian influence
Labour is now pledging to have 100% renewable electricity generation by 2030 and is targeting more electrification of transport and industry and further investment in emerging technologies such as green hydrogen
10th Sep 20, 1:00pm
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Labour is now pledging to have 100% renewable electricity generation by 2030 and is targeting more electrification of transport and industry and further investment in emerging technologies such as green hydrogen
Ethical investment advocate says the managers of New Zealand's large and passive funds are most behind the ball on the Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) front
1st Sep 20, 12:23pm
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Ethical investment advocate says the managers of New Zealand's large and passive funds are most behind the ball on the Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) front
An obtusely-worded update from NZ's only fuel refiner appears to indicate the company is favouring a previously signalled option to become solely a fuel importer
25th Jun 20, 10:29am
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An obtusely-worded update from NZ's only fuel refiner appears to indicate the company is favouring a previously signalled option to become solely a fuel importer
Mechanical engineering professor Susan Krumdieck says the COVID-19 crisis shows the assumptions behind how we were living our lives can be questioned
17th May 20, 6:31am
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Mechanical engineering professor Susan Krumdieck says the COVID-19 crisis shows the assumptions behind how we were living our lives can be questioned
Refining NZ is considering getting out of refining and becoming solely a fuel importer
15th Apr 20, 11:08am
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Refining NZ is considering getting out of refining and becoming solely a fuel importer
Westpac CEO David McLean details the bank's efforts to combat climate change, saying banks need to make it easier for their customers to take action on climate change
13th Mar 20, 7:15am
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Westpac CEO David McLean details the bank's efforts to combat climate change, saying banks need to make it easier for their customers to take action on climate change
Mindful Money's Barry Coates on why fossil divestment makes a difference and should be supported - even by car owners
8th Mar 20, 5:02am
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Mindful Money's Barry Coates on why fossil divestment makes a difference and should be supported - even by car owners
The Opportunities Party's Geoff Simmons on population, productivity, planting trees, parking & micro-mobility and prohibition
27th Sep 19, 10:00am
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The Opportunities Party's Geoff Simmons on population, productivity, planting trees, parking & micro-mobility and prohibition
Peter Dunne says time will tell on the wisdom of the National Party shunning consensus on issues that cut across traditional political boundaries
6th Sep 19, 7:22am
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Peter Dunne says time will tell on the wisdom of the National Party shunning consensus on issues that cut across traditional political boundaries
A shift to clean energy is now feasible owing to the plummeting costs of solar and wind power, and breakthroughs in energy storage. The total system costs of renewable energy now rival fossil fuels
22nd Apr 19, 10:02am
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A shift to clean energy is now feasible owing to the plummeting costs of solar and wind power, and breakthroughs in energy storage. The total system costs of renewable energy now rival fossil fuels
Environment watchdog says forests should only be able to offset biological emissions, not fossil fuel emissions; Government disagrees and won't change tack
26th Mar 19, 2:32pm
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Environment watchdog says forests should only be able to offset biological emissions, not fossil fuel emissions; Government disagrees and won't change tack
In the first of a two part series Murray Grimwood, aka interest.co.nz commentator Power Down Kiwi, outlines how important energy is to everything we do & its limitations
4th Oct 18, 1:27pm
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In the first of a two part series Murray Grimwood, aka interest.co.nz commentator Power Down Kiwi, outlines how important energy is to everything we do & its limitations
Gareth Vaughan on when climate change was almost stopped, the theft of the century, debt piled on your children's children, tech bubbles, easy debt and a declining ability to think long-term & more
17th Aug 18, 10:04am
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Gareth Vaughan on when climate change was almost stopped, the theft of the century, debt piled on your children's children, tech bubbles, easy debt and a declining ability to think long-term & more
Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr echos 'success is failure' sentiment of his British counterpart, warning a rapid transition away from fossil fuels could cause shocks to the financial system
19th Apr 18, 3:12pm
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Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr echos 'success is failure' sentiment of his British counterpart, warning a rapid transition away from fossil fuels could cause shocks to the financial system
PM Ardern says government giving oil and gas sector years of notice on move away from fossil fuels to avoid harsh Rogernomics-type impact on economy
12th Apr 18, 12:30pm
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PM Ardern says government giving oil and gas sector years of notice on move away from fossil fuels to avoid harsh Rogernomics-type impact on economy
PM Jacinda Ardern announces the Government will not grant any more offshore oil and gas exploration permits
12th Apr 18, 7:07am
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PM Jacinda Ardern announces the Government will not grant any more offshore oil and gas exploration permits
Climate change advocate Paul Young on: Who broke the climate? Counting the cost of the weather, trying to balance the carbon emissions budget, why China is a big hope, NZ's inconvenient truth & more
15th Sep 17, 10:00am
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Climate change advocate Paul Young on: Who broke the climate? Counting the cost of the weather, trying to balance the carbon emissions budget, why China is a big hope, NZ's inconvenient truth & more
Gareth Morgan's Opportunities Party wants to wean NZ off fossil fuels, end 'bias' towards roads, and see traffic congestion charges introduced
9th Mar 17, 5:25pm
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Gareth Morgan's Opportunities Party wants to wean NZ off fossil fuels, end 'bias' towards roads, and see traffic congestion charges introduced
To get serious about climate change we must recognise the role trade plays in enabling & exacerbating it, says Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy
6th Jun 16, 7:32am
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To get serious about climate change we must recognise the role trade plays in enabling & exacerbating it, says Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy