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Today 12:00pm - Ten years ago, New Zealand farmers were being told they could cut greenhouse gas emissions by keeping their cows indoors at night.

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Friday - Ten years ago, international climate negotiations in Copenhagen were split over a push by small island nations to limit warming to no more than 1.5deg – something more than half the world’s countries said they would not support.

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Thursday - Ten years ago, hopes were high that a global climate agreement to replace the Kyoto Protocol would be in place within six months.

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Wednesday - Ten years ago, the collapse of plans for an Emissions Trading Scheme in Australia left New Zealand officials scrambling to patch up the rules of our own scheme.

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3 Dec 19 - Ten years ago, the future looked bright for New Zealand’s first tidal energy scheme, with Todd Energy taking a cornerstone stake in Crest Energy.

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2 Dec 19 - Ten years ago, world leaders were heading for international climate change talks in Copenhagen with high expectations.

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29 Nov 19 - Ten years ago, members of Australia’s Opposition leader Malcolm Turnbull’s front bench were in open revolt over his plans to support an emissions trading scheme about to be voted on by the Senate.


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28 Nov 19 - Ten years ago, business leaders who had hoped the Emissions Trading Scheme would go away were being told to get their heads around it, because it was here to stay.

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27 Nov 19 - Ten years ago, it was “game on” - in the words of trader Nigel Brunel - for the Emissions Trading Scheme, as the passing of amendments by the National Government told businesses the scheme was here...

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26 Nov 19 - Ten years ago, the National Government was being accused of doing a “quick and dirty deal” to push through changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme without scrutiny from a select committee.

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25 Nov 19 - Ten years ago, the Maori Party had won recognition of the Treaty of Waitangi in the Emissions Trading Scheme, along with the rights to 70 years’ worth of carbon credits from 35,000 hectares of State...

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22 Nov 19 - Ten years ago, the leaders of the United States and China were promising to work together to combat climate change.

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21 Nov 19 - Ten years ago, the National Government was negotiating with the Maori Party for crucial votes to get its amendments to the Emissions Trading Scheme through Parliament.

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20 Nov 19 - Ten years ago, farmers were threatening to again drive their tractors to Parliament as they did in 2003.

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19 Nov 19 - Ten years ago, Fonterra failed to persuade the Government to continue giving it free carbon credits, costing the cooperative more than $100 million.

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18 Nov 19 - Ten years, a Parliamentary select committee was deadlocked over changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme so reported proposed legislation back to the House without changes.

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15 Nov 19 - Ten years ago, the International Energy Agency said carbon prices would need to double to make clean technologies economically viable, and warned that fossil fuel use would need to peak by 2020.

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14 Nov 19 - Ten years ago, the Government was being warned that an Emissions Trading Scheme without a cap on total emissions could cost a lot more than officials were predicting.

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13 Nov 19 - Ten years ago, a select committee was deadlocked over proposed changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme.


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