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Ten years ago

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Monday - Ten years ago, world leaders gathered in New York for the annual United Nations climate summit failed to offer commitments to bold solutions for climate change.

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Friday - Ten years ago, pundits were predicting that India and China would be big players in global carbon markets.

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Thursday - Ten years ago, Europe was challenging United States president Barack Obama to do more on climate change.

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Wednesday - Ten years ago, doctors were warning that a “weak” response to the climate crisis would be catastrophic for public health.

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17 Sep 19 - Ten years ago, associate climate minister Tim Groser, bound for climate talks in New York, was optimistic the rest of the world was starting to “get” New Zealand’s argument that something would have to be done about agricultural emissions and that harvestable forests can be used to offset emissions.

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13 Sep 19 - Ten years ago, the National Government announced a deal with the Maori Party that led to the gutting of the Emissions Trading Scheme.

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12 Sep 19 - Ten years ago, French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced a carbon tax to “save the human race” from global warming.


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11 Sep 19 - Ten years ago, New Zealand businesses were being advised not to get caught without enough carbon credits to cover unexpected events, like extra sales.

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10 Sep 19 - Ten years ago, cities were being touted as a major way to store carbon.

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9 Sep 19 - Ten years ago, Labour was feeling confident that the National Government would have to accept its deal on the Emissions Trading Scheme, saying it was prepared to walk away if National wasn’t...

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6 Sep 19 - Ten years ago, Norway announced it would start using its $400 billion state pension fund to back green investments.

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5 Sep 19 - Ten years ago, months of messing around with the Emissions Trading Scheme had cost the country a year of tree-planting, the industry said.

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4 Sep 19 - Ten years ago, carbon trader Nigel Brunel was urging New Zealanders to just get on with making a carbon market happen, saying there was international bemusement at our endless bickering over the...

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3 Sep 19 - Ten years ago, a select committee reviewing the Emissions Trading Scheme recommended New Zealand start cutting greenhouse gases immediately.

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2 Sep 19 - Ten years ago, farmers were warning that making them liable for greenhouse gas emissions would be like hitting the country with a drought – with widespread destocking and social, environmental and...

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30 Aug 19 - Ten years ago, a select committee set up by the National Government to review the Emissions Trading Scheme said all sectors, all gases was the way to go.

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29 Aug 19 - Ten years ago, David Parker – now our environment minister but back then an Opposition MP – was demanding that the Speaker order the release of a select committee’s report on the Emissions Trading...

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28 Aug 19 - Ten years ago, business leaders said they opposed a cap on carbon prices.

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27 Aug 19 - Ten years ago, a businessman was trying to kick off the electric vehicle industry in New Zealand by building a very, very fast motorbike.


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