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Ten years ago

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Tuesday - Ten years ago, Might River Power was looking for landowners willing to do deals on forward carbon.

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Monday - The United States was being warned it faced the prospect of 6.7 million Mexican climate-change migrants flooding its borders as warming temperatures caused crops to fail.

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Friday - Ten years ago, a majority of Australians wanted emissions trading in place within two years.

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Thursday - Ten years ago, Federated Farmers was worried foreign-owned forestry companies were going to turn New Zealand’s farmland into carbon forests.

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29 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, scientists were spicing up research into ways to cut methane emissions from livestock by experimenting with feeding turmeric and coriander and sheep.

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28 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard was promising to form a citizens’ assembly of “real Australians” to investigate climate change and emissions trading.

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27 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, Vector was predicting thin-film solar panels would be commercially available within three to five years.


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24 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, nitrogen trading was getting under way in the Lake Taupo catchment.

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23 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealand-based Energy Mad was selling energy-efficient lightbulbs to Australia.

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22 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, climate minister Nick Smith was cautiously optimistic that a fall in New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions was due to changing behaviour.

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21 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealand’s LanzaTech had attracted $US18 million in funding from Chinese investors.

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20 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, millions of carbon credits being given to fishing companies and the owners of forests planted before 1990 were about to start flowing into the market.

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17 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, the United Nations was financing the building of new coal-fired power stations on the basis that they were more emissions-efficient than the old ones.

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16 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealand business leaders were preparing to push on with a clean-tech revolution, with or without the Government.

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15 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, a United States congressional report showed that passing Senator John Kerry’s climate change bill would cut the country’s debt by $US19 billion.

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14 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, forest owners were testing TradeMe as a platform for selling carbon credits.

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13 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, the Government was ditching proposals for mandatory product stewardship.

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10 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, the New Zealand food industry was worried by research showing 21.5 per cent of British customers wouldn’t buy New Zealand produce because they were worried about food miles.

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9 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, heavy-emitting industries became eligible for free carbon credits for the first time. New Zealand Steel was the biggest beneficiary that year, receiving nearly half a million NZUs.


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