The government is hinting it will lift the $25 a tonne upper limit on the price of a New Zealand Unit of carbon dioxide in the Emissions Trading Scheme, in an announcement following hard on a doubling of funding for government tree-planting. Pattrick Smellie reports.
In this morning's email we look into the potential costs of Fonterra's Beingmate investment, and of New Zealand's greenhouse gas trajectory.
In today's email we followed up the Briefings to Incoming Ministers released yesterday, and asked how 'free and frank' our public servants really can be.
In today's email we detail the latest developments as we move toward a new Government.
With just over two weeks to go until the election, the chance of a new Government is stronger than ever. Shane Cowlishaw and Sam Sachdeva report.
In today's email we discuss the continuing fallout from Metiria Turei's revelations on both the Greens and Labour.
While the OECD urges New Zealand to rely less on international carbon credits, a leading carbon markets lawyer says the nation’s businesses should be pushing in the opposite direction.