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Global carbon fund posts 8% return in first five weeks

Published 20:39 on April 16, 2020  /  Last updated at 20:39 on April 16, 2020  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Bavardage, Canada, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Zealand, South Korea, US  /  No Comments

A global environmental markets investment fund has notched an impressive 8% return in its first five weeks of operation, its managers said Thursday.

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Refining NZ to join ETS, announces strategic review

Published 13:10 on April 15, 2020  /  Last updated at 01:41 on April 16, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, New Zealand  /  No Comments

New Zealand’s only oil refinery will be brought into the nation’s emissions trading scheme after its exemption agreement with the government expires at the end of 2022, the company said, while announcing a strategic review of its role in the domestic fuel market.

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New Zealand sees slight dip in GHG emissions in 2018

Published 03:28 on April 15, 2020  /  Last updated at 01:44 on April 16, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, New Zealand  /  No Comments

New Zealand’s greenhouse gas output fell slightly in 2018, official data showed Wednesday, less of a decline than the government wants as emissions from agriculture continued to rise.

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NZ Market: NZUs get boost ahead of Easter break

Published 09:25 on April 9, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:20 on April 9, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, New Zealand  /  No Comments

New Zealand carbon allowances saw a second straight day of gains on Thursday, ending at a high ahead of the Easter break as the market continues to find support above NZ$24.

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Stronger ETS might work better than New Zealand’s oil ban -commissioner

Published 12:41 on April 6, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:58 on April 6, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, New Zealand  /  No Comments

Strengthening New Zealand’s ETS, especially in regards to free allocation, might be a better way to cut emissions than the controversial ban on new oil and gas exploration, according to an environmental watchdog.

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NZ Market: NZUs hone in on FPO level as buying interest pushes up prices

Published 09:59 on April 2, 2020  /  Last updated at 21:44 on April 2, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, New Zealand  /  No Comments

New Zealand carbon allowances gained another 2.1% in Thursday trade, pushing prices to within touching distance of the NZ$25 fixed price option.

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Carbon consultancy offering ‘Corona Credits’ to offset emissions reduced by global virus lockdown

Published 08:05 on April 1, 2020  /  Last updated at 08:26 on April 1, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, Canada, Carbon Taxes, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, RINs & LCFS, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  1 Comment

*FREE READ* – A new carbon consultancy is calculating the global greenhouse gas emissions being saved by people working from home due to the coronavirus outbreak, and it is packaging and selling the reductions as voluntary carbon offsets.

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New Zealand emitters get 4-week extension on ETS reporting

Published 02:24 on March 31, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:25 on March 31, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, New Zealand  /  No Comments

Companies covered by the New Zealand emissions trading scheme can get a four-week extension on the Mar. 31 deadline to report 2019 emissions amid the coronavirus outbreak, the EPA said on Tuesday.

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NZ Market: NZUs in slow recovery as demand returns

Published 10:59 on March 30, 2020  /  Last updated at 00:22 on March 31, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, New Zealand  /  No Comments

New Zealand carbon allowances rose 3.5% in Monday trade amid healthy demand, and have now clawed back over a third of the COVID-19 driven losses suffered over the past two weeks.

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NZ Market: Price correction ends six days of losses for NZUs

Published 07:20 on March 25, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:48 on March 25, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, New Zealand  /  No Comments

New Zealand allowances edged up 30 cents in Wednesday trade after previously posting losses over six consecutive sessions, as some market participants said the rapid fall had been an overreaction.

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