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Ten years ago

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Monday - 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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Friday - Ten years ago, Canada’s Conservative Government killed attempts to cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions.

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Thursday - Ten years ago, public support for the allocation of free carbon credits to trade-exposed heavy emitters was waning.

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Wednesday - Ten years ago, according to Fonterra, the dairy industry was leading the way towards sustainability.

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17 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, Pacific nations signed the Ambo Declaration calling for immediate action on climate change.

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16 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, the high value of the dollar was affecting the price of NZUs, which back then were competing with large volumes of units coming out of Europe.

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13 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, climate minister Tim Groser was off to Washington to talk to the Major Economies Forum about his ideas for cutting global emissions.


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12 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, then-Green Party co-leader Russel Norman had managed to persuade both Labour and National to take part in a conference he was holding in Parliament to talk about building...

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11 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealand was working with Mexico on a clean-tech revolution.

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10 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, United States businesses were calling time on that country’s only national carbon market, the Chicago Climate Exchange, blaming the failure of Congress to pass emissions-trading...

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9 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealand emitters were starting to develop a taste for international carbon credits, especially those from the Clean Development Mechanism.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $35.12

6 Nov 20 - Spot NZUs opened at $35.10 bid and $35.15 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $35.12.

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6 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealand was helping Australia work toward putting a price on carbon, with ministers on both sides of the Tasman saying they had “reaffirmed their commitment to working closely...

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5 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, the market for forestry NZUs was starting to pick up, with one seller delighted to pocket more than $3 million.

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4 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, carbon trading was a growing business in Singapore, with at least 30 companies operating in the island state.

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2 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealand was preparing to promote the use of carbon credits from forestry at climate talks in Cancun.

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30 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, Australians were complaining that New Zealand’s carbon prices were too low.

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29 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealand forestry credits were being bought by Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.

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28 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, electricity generator and retailer Mighty River Power (now known as Mercury) was busy signing contracts with landowners to supply it with carbon credits for 15 years.


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