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Ten years ago

TEN YEARS AGO...

Thursday - Ten years ago, the Government was issuing the first tranche of carbon credits to the owners of pre-1990 forests, and two Northland iwi were the biggest recipients.

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Wednesday - Ten years ago, Federated Farmers was asking Climate Minister Nick Smith to put his promise to keep agricultural out of the Emissions Trading Scheme in writing.

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Tuesday - Ten years ago, hackers using a bomb scare as a diversion stole $15 million worth of carbon credits.

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14 Dec 20 - Ten years ago, farmers were pushing the Government to take agricultural emissions out of the Emissions Trading Scheme.

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11 Dec 20 - Ten years ago, business leaders were ready to push ahead without the Government in developing a clean-tech plan for the country,

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10 Dec 20 - Ten years ago, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was pleading with national leaders gathered in Cancun to take immediate action to cut emissions.

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9 Dec 20 - Ten years ago, State-owned coal miner Solid Energy was promising it would take responsibility for greenhouse gas emissions from a proposed lignite mine in Southland.


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8 Dec 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealand First – which voted for the Emissions Trading Scheme in 2008 – was calling for its suspension until other countries had a similar scheme in place.

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7 Dec 20 - Ten years ago, Canberra was trying to justify a 2020 emissions-reduction target of five per cent by saying its history of burning coal for electricity made it harder for Australia than for other...

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4 Dec 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealand was at the heart of a row at international climate talks in Cancun.

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3 Dec 20 - Ten years ago, former All Black captain Taine Randell was predicting that the Emissions Trading Scheme could deliver more money to Maori than entire Treaty of Waitangi envelope.

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2 Dec 20 - Ten years ago, as nations gathered in Cancun for international climate talks, China was promising to “do its bit” to cut global emissions.

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1 Dec 20 - Ten years ago, offers were rolling in for New Zealand’s first buy tender under the Emissions Trading Scheme.

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30 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, Opposition climate change spokesperson Charles Chauvel was having to pay his own way to international climate negotiations in Cancun, Mexico. Climate Minister Nick Smith and...

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27 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, South Korea said it would have carbon-capture-and-storage technology operating by 2020.

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26 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, Downer was reporting it had cut its fuel bill by $3 million over two years as a byproduct of trying to cut emissions.

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25 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, forest owners were warning that keeping agricultural emissions out of the Emissions Trading Scheme would affect planting rates.

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24 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, the Green Party was claiming success in making sustainability mainstream economic thinking.

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23 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, for the first time, a buyer looking for spot NZUs was calling for tenders to supply forward units.


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