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ICCC report confirms importance of natural gas

Press Release – PEPANZ

The importance of natural gas in keeping power prices down and reducing emissions has been confirmed by the Governments Interim Climate Change Committee (ICCC), says the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). Read more »

Bioenergy solutions can offset farm emissions

Press Release – Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association welcomes the proposal from Government in its Action on Agricultural Emissions to provide credits for reductions of gross greenhouse gas emissions from farms. Read more »

Iwi leader to sue Govt over climate change

Press Release – Climate change Iwi Leaders Group

The Government is being sued for its failure to protect Mori from climate change, in a new High Court proceeding filed today. Read more »

Interim Climate Change Committee – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

The Government has released two reports from the Interim Climate Change Committee, along with details on how it plans to respond to the recommendations. Read more »

NZ embracing renewable electricity future

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A future where New Zealands electricity generation is entirely renewable is within our reach, says Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods. Read more »

Committee calls for accelerated electrification

Press Release – Interim Climate Change Committee

The independent Interim Climate Change Committees report on Accelerated Electrification was released today by the Minister for Energy and Resources, Hon Dr Megan Woods. Read more »

Time for action on reducing agricultural emissions

Press Release – Interim Climate Change Committee

The independent Interim Climate Change Committees report Action on agricultural emissions was released today by the Minister for Climate Change, Hon James Shaw and the Minister of Agriculture, Hon Damien OConnor. Read more »

UPDATE: Crucial carbon reduction recommendations due

Article – BusinessDesk

July 15 (BusinessDesk) – Crucial recommendations affecting the New Zealand farming and electricity sectors are due for release by the government’s Interim Climate Change Committee tomorrow (Tuesday) in Wellington. Read more »

Crucial carbon reduction recommendations due tomorrow

Article – BusinessDesk

July 15 (BusinessDesk) – Crucial recommendations affecting the New Zealand farming and electricity sectors are due for release by the government’s Interim Climate Change Committee tomorrow (Tuesday) in Wellington. Read more »

Biofuel can be good alternative for woodlot owners

Press Release – Bioenergy Association

With wood not able to be sold in China the alternative of it being used as biofuel can be good for woodlot owners Read more »

DB Breweries to switch Timaru plant from coal next year

Article – BusinessDesk

July 12 (BusinessDesk) – DB Breweries is planning to switch its brewery at Timaru onto wood chip by the end of next year as part a plan to halve the groups emissions by 2030. Read more »

Release of TPM issues paper postponed

Press Release – Electricity Authority

The Authoritys Board has decided to postpone the release of its issues paper on the transmission pricing methodology review. Read more »

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