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Ten years ago

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Today 11:30am - Ten years ago, government officials were reporting that emitters had responded well to the first round of returns under the ETS.

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Friday - Ten years ago, the then UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon officially started the one-year countdown clock for the following year's Olympic Games in London - dedicated to the goal of sustainability.

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Thursday - Ten years ago, climate change denier Viscount Christopher Monckton announced he had sold out a talk at the Northern Club in Auckland.

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Wednesday - Ten years ago, Business NZ released a report advising against integrating the Australian and New Zealand carbon markets.

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27 Jul 21 - Ten years ago, New Zealand hosted climate change negotiators from 30 countries in an effort to break a deadlock in efforts to forge a post-Kyoto agreement. But little progress was made.

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26 Jul 21 - Ten years ago, investors paused work on a multi-million dollar biodiesel plant because of uncertainty over the government's continuation of a biofuel subsidy.

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23 Jul 21 - Ten years ago, Generation Zero was launched. The youth-based political movement called for today's carbon bills to be paid today, and for the country to unite behind the goal of a zero carbon future.


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22 Jul 21 - Ten years ago, the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan told the UN that consumerism was draining the world of resources and threatening the planet's existence.

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21 Jul 21 - Ten years ago, global carbon markets were in free fall and NZUs were trading for around $16.

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20 Jul 21 - Ten years ago, the head of a firm investing in clean-tech said New Zealand needed to adopt bold policies like those being enacted in Australia if it was to develop a strong clean-tech sector.

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19 Jul 21 - Ten years ago, the manager of NZ Carbon Farming was saying confidence in the future of the Emissions Trading Scheme had led to an upsurge in carbon investment.

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16 Jul 21 - Ten years ago, the UN was reporting that the renewable energy sector was performing well despite stiff headwinds from an economic slowdown, low gas prices, and cuts to incentive schemes.

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15 Jul 21 - Ten years ago, the then National Government came under fire in Parliament for supporting plans for a lignite mine in Southland.

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14 Jul 21 - Ten years ago, The Australian Government rolled out a tool to help Australians understand the likely impact of the just announced price of carbon... In hindsight they could have just said: "Sweet...

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13 Jul 21 - Ten years ago, young business leaders were being asked to imagine what the country would look like in 2050 if the country had adopted sustainable economic policies.

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12 Jul 21 - Ten years ago, New Zealand emitters were buying up European carbon while local foresters held on to their units in the hope of getting better prices in the future.

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9 Jul 21 - Ten years ago, NIWA was calling for a national oceans strategy to sustainably manage the resource.

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8 Jul 21 - Ten years ago, Australian scientists were warning the increased frequency and intensity of wildfires were likely to drive climate change.

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7 Jul 21 - Ten years ago, a UN panel of technical experts called for the immediate suspension of all coal projects.


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