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-Hydrogen is one future fuel oil execs and environmentalists could both support as rival countries search for climate solutions
-WSP Commits to Net Zero, Supported by Science-Based Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Targets

Covering Climate Now: Warming will hit endemic species hardest
Thousands of plants and animals unique to the world's most stunning places could face extinction if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, a new study finds. But while New Zealand has the highest proportion of endemic species... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Tue 5:35am 

-Washington state votes to ban new gas car sales by 2030

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Marsden Point oil refinery could become green energy hub in bid to future-proof
Converting to an import terminal could allow New Zealand's only oil refinery to become a green energy hub. 
© 2021 Thu 6:15pm 

-Syria rejects watchdog investigation into 2018 gas attack

Crypto firm Coinbase valued at more than oil giant BP
Coinbase, which runs a leading trading platform for Bitcoin, hits nearly $100bn in stock market listing. 
© 2021 BBCWorld Thu 7:25am 

Climate change: Why are NZ's emissions still rising?
New Zealand's greenhouse gas emissions have shot up by more than a quarter in the past three decades Ė and the latest annual stocktake shows they're still not coming down. In response to the Ministry for the Environment's just-released... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Tue, 13 Apr 12:25am 

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Minneapolis fatal shooting: Police fire tear gas at protesters
Police fired tear gas to disperse angry protesters after an officer fatally shot a man about 16km from where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis last May, a Reuters witness says. 
© 2021 RadioNZ Mon, 12 Apr 7:15pm 

Air NZ Saudi turbine review finds company processes, not staff, at fault
A report into Air NZís Gas Turbineís business, which undertook a contract with the Saudi Arabian military, is completed. 
© 2021 Fri, 9 Apr 11:25am 

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-OPEC and allies agree to gradually boost crude oil output

Fonterra to reward farmers for sustainability, move faster to exit coal
Fonterra, which produces 20 per cent of New Zealandís greenhouse gas emissions, is accelerating its plans to exit coal. 
© 2021 Wed, 31 Mar 12:15am 

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Dunedin man hospitalised after his shirt catches fire while using gas hob
A man has been taken to hospital after his shirt caught fire while he was using a gas hob.A Fire and Emergency spokesperson said they were called to a property at Dunedin's Broad Bay, along with St John, just before 7pm.He said... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Mon 9:05pm 

One Stop Shop gives farmers chance to clear out their chemicals, waste oil and plastic bags
Farmers finally get to have that big clean out of used plastic containers, oil and bags they've been hoarding in their sheds. 
© 2021 Sun 11:45pm 

'So brave', wife says after Te Anau police officer husband badly burnt in gas bottle incident
A Te Anau police officer faces a long and painful recovery after an accident involving a gas bottle left him with severe burns.Kris Dale has spent the past week in hospital, while the community he serves as a constable has rallied... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Sat 12:35am 

Wastewater plants highest contributor of greenhouse gas emissions in district
Reducing emissions from wastewater plants is the big challenge for Waipa district if it wants to meet new targets. 
© 2021 Wed, 14 Apr 5:35am 

NZ greenhouse gas emissions: Agriculture, energy sectors biggest contributors in 2019
The agriculture and energy sectors were the largest contributors to New Zealand's gross greenhouse gas emissions in 2019, latest figures show. 
© 2021 RadioNZ Tue, 13 Apr 9:36am 

Simon Wilson: Cycling the Auckland Harbour Bridge is a climate issue
OPINION: Bike Auckland has called for a lane on the Auckland Harbour Bridge to be converted for cycling, in a three-month trial over summer. It's a core climate-change issue.In Auckland, we know 40 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Tue, 13 Apr 5:35am 

Protests near Minneapolis after black man shot dead by police
Police fire tear gas at demonstrators after a black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop. 
© 2021 BBCWorld Mon, 12 Apr 5:45pm 

-Andium is watching oil fields for emissions and just got money from the biggest oil companies to do it

Covid-19 restrictions cause annual greenhouse gas emissions drop
Greenhouse gas emissions were down 4.8 percent for the year to December, largely due to a fall in transport emissions because of Covid-19. 
© 2021 RadioNZ Thu, 8 Apr 2:35pm 

Covid restrictions cause annual greenhouse gas emissions drop
Greenhouse gas emissions were down 4.8 percent for the year to December, largely due to a fall in transport emissions because of Covid-19. 
© 2021 RadioNZ Thu, 8 Apr 12:45am 

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