Recommended.co.nz | Guide2.co.nz | Voxy.co.nz | Gimme.co.nz
Homepage | login or create an account

greenhouse gas emissions

Key Flies Into Political Maelstrom In Thailand

Key Flies Into Political Maelstrom In Thailand
By Ian Llewellyn of NZPA Hua Hin, Thailand, Oct 23 NZPA - Prime Minister John Key will be flying into a political whirlwind when he arrives in Thailand tonight for this weekend's East Asia Summit.

Groser Plugs Key's `Global Alliance' In Wall Street Journal

Groser Plugs Key's `Global Alliance' In Wall Street Journal
Wellington, Oct 7 NZPA - Trade Minister Tim Groser has been given a big plug in an influential United States newspaper for the global alliance on greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture, proposed last month by Prime Minister John Key .

Coal Miner Would Qualify For Millions In Taxpayer Subsidies

Wellington, Sept 28 NZPA - A lignite-to-urea fertiliser plant which Government coal miner Solid Energy is considering for Southland would qualify for millions of dollars a year in taxpayer-subsidies of its carbon debt, according to a Wellington think tank.

Biofuel Bill, Version 2 Seeks To Impose Sustainability Standards

Wellington, Sept 24 NZPA - The chief proponent of legislation seeking sustainability standards for biofuels, Jeanette Fitzsimons, says it's a pity that world trade rules don't allow imported biofuels to be blocked at the border.

Energy In A Minute - New TV Slot For Energy Efficiency Announced

Energy In A Minute - New TV Slot For Energy Efficiency Announced
By Kate Chapman of NZPA Wellington, Sept 24 NZPA - First it was Food In a Minute, now there is Energy Spot -- a $4 million campaign to persuade New Zealanders to save energy. Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee launched the campaign at Parliament today.

Smith Briefs Opposition Parties On Ets Bill

Smith Briefs Opposition Parties On Ets Bill
Wellington, Sept 23 NZPA - Opposition MPs say the emissions trading scheme the Government will bring to Parliament tomorrow is a rush job that doesn't clearly state the cost to taxpayers if New Zealand doesn't meet its international obligations.

Key Launches Global Alliance To Reduce Agricultural Emissions

Key Launches Global Alliance To Reduce Agricultural Emissions
By Maggie Tait of NZPA New York, Sept 22 NZPA - The United States has indicated it would be prepared to financially back a New Zealand initiative to ramp up research into agricultural emissions, Prime Minister John Key says.

UNDP Head Clark More Positive About Copenhagen

UNDP Head Clark More Positive About Copenhagen
By Maggie Tait of NZPA New York, September 22 NZPA - Former prime minister Helen Clark is optimistic climate change agreement can be reached at talks in December, after leaders gave positive speeches at the United Nations in New York today.

NZ To Push For International Effort On Ag Emissions At Summit

NZ To Push For International Effort On Ag Emissions At Summit
Wellington, Sept 21 NZPA - Prime Minister John Key is to push international leaders gathering in New York for Wednesday's United Nations climate change summit to commit to helping agricultural countries get emissions down.

Latest Data Shows High Use Of Renewable Power Generation

Latest Data Shows High Use Of Renewable Power Generation
Wellington, Sept 17 NZPA - A high level of renewable electricity generation has been recorded in the latest New Zealand Energy Quarterly released today, Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee says.

Credit Card Comparison TablesCompare Credit Cards - Independent interest rate and fees comparisons for New Zealand banks.