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Ten years ago

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Friday - Ten years ago, scientist James Lovelock – originator of the Gaia hypothesis that says the Earth is a self-regulating organism – said he feared humans were too stupid to save the world and themselves from climate change.

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Thursday - … John Key’s National Government was under pressure from business to delay bringing industrial emitters into the ETS.

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Wednesday - Ten years ago, New Zealanders were saying that despite being in the midst of an economic recession caused by the Global Financial Crisis, they didn’t want to sacrifice the environment for development.

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Tuesday - Ten years ago, the UK was setting up a £2 billion green-investment bank to fund low-energy transport and energy developments.

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30 Mar 20 - Ten years ago, Gull was using the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme as a practice run for what it expected to happen in Australia.

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27 Mar 20 - Ten years ago, State-owned and now defunct coal-miner Solid Energy was writing to customers outlining how much the Emissions Trading Scheme would cost them.

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26 Mar 20 - Ten years ago, the fear of carbon liabilities was stopping owners converting land from forestry to farming.


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25 Mar 20 - Ten years ago, KiwiRail was getting ready to flaunt its low-carbon advantage over other forms of transport.

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24 Mar 20 - Ten years ago, the UK Government said it expected carbon capture and storage to be a £6.5 billion industry employing 100,000 people by 2030.

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23 Mar 20 - Ten years ago, emitters were starting to sound out the carbon market as the first of them – industrial processes – entered the Emissions Trading Scheme.

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20 Mar 20 - Ten years ago, experts expected aircraft to be flying on biofuel by now.

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19 Mar 20 - Ten years ago, US President Barack Obama was considering adapting his country’s Clean Air Act to allow carbon trading.

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18 Mar 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealand was hoping a scandal over recycled carbon units in Europe would make this country’s forestry-based credits more internationally attractive.

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17 Mar 20 - Ten years ago, the European Union was considering suspending carbon auctions if the prices fell too low. At the time, carbon was trading between 11 euros and 12 euros.

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16 Mar 20 - Ten years ago, Britain was being advised to put a border charge on goods from countries without a carbon-pricing regime.

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13 Mar 20 - Ten years ago, OMFinancial was moving its carbon-trading business from Wellington to Auckland.

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12 Mar 20 - Ten years ago, a consultant was calling on the Government to underwrite the loss of carbon from forests through accidental loss, saying that otherwise the figures just don’t stand up.

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11 Mar 20 - Ten years ago, 10 “cats” were getting fat on European carbon.

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10 Mar 20 - Ten years ago, employers were being warned not to discriminate against workers for their environmental views.


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