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Ban free carbon credits for brown coal projects, NZ Environment Commissioner says

Proposals to produce diesel, urea and export-suitable briquettes from New Zealand's brown coal would 'hugely increase' carbon emissions and the nation's CO2 trading rules should ban granting them free carbon credits, says a report released today by NZ Environment Commissioner Dr Jan Wright (with video).

Shell's hazardous waste export plan; Qld ethanol mandate suspended; and more

* Shell seeks special permit to export hazardous waste
* Queensland delays 5% ethanol mandate due to Federal 'uncertainties'
* International alliance details key climate finance measures
* Infigen proposes $150 million solar farm
* Origin on track for 2020 emissions intensity target

Caltex urges bigger spend on biofuels

By global standards Australia is investing a paltry amount on developing next-generation biofuels, says Caltex CEO Julian Segal, who describes the notion that a $10 carbon tax could be an acceptable alternative to emissions trading as a 'dangerous fallacy'.

Qantas to set alternative fuels target

Qantas is developing a 2020 alternative fuels target and is starting to favour a broad-based emissions tax over a trading regime, chief risk officer Rob Kella said today.

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