A new ‘tree-counting’ tool uses the click of a button to inventory plantation stocks.
Total earnings are up 33%, and greenhouse gases emissions down by a third.
Forestry initiatives and political signals add to sector’s appeal while NZ counterpart droops.
Commerical forestry launches High Court action against proposed new fee structure.
Generic environmental labelling banned along with claims based on emissions offsetting.
Trend appears to be reversing since rules were tightened.
Constant policy tinkering runs counter to benefits of carbon forestry.
‘We’re running out of time,’ climate change minister warns.
Exports will suffer if NZ fails to meet its Paris targets – and it can’t do so solely by domestic measures.
Cabinet approves path to greater regulation of market for NZUs.
Opposition party would put moratorium on high-quality land going into the ETS, spokesperson says.
Country moving too slowly in nailing down offshore carbon credit options, experts say.
Credits are for pest control on privately owned land.
Four farms sold to forestry sneak in prior to government changing the assessment criteria.
Following further ETS uncertainty, forestry plantings are set to dry up.
Lack of certainty may cut forest planting and emissions mitigation.
Discussion document details tough choices ahead for New Zealand.
Local authorities get more power to block controversial forestry decisions.
The ‘A New Zealand Guide to Growing Alternative Exotic Forest Species’ booklet outlines pathway to forestation beyond pines.
Several reasons for traders to be shy about taking part in this week’s auction.
Farmers Weekly unpacks the carbon sequestration implications of various on-farm tree scenarios.
Other positive aspects of forestation on farms should also be recognised, say those in field.
If a tree is planted on a farm and no one is there to fence it, does it still sequester carbon? We unpack additionality, plantings and sequestration plans and help answer questions arising from these scenarios.
New fees will make it more challenging for landowners to register native forests, says CarbonCrop CEO Jo Blundell.
Still a long way to go, though, to restore confidence in a shattered market.
Clearing price fails to meet the confidential reserve price, resulting in no winning bids.
The value of NZUs traded over their platforms is understood to be in the hundreds of millions of dollars a year.
Slide in drystock numbers shows bigger wheels are turning.
How many trees would compensate for one cow’s lifetime of methane?
We have to cut our emissions – but until we do, there is forestry.
Voluntary sequestration schemes create opportunities but also confusion – in an already confusing regulatory landscape.