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Ten years ago

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Today 11:00am - Ten years ago, the plummeting price of carbon saw foresters opting to hold on to their NZUs rather than selling them offshore (something that was still possible then.)

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Tuesday - Ten years ago, Carbon News reported that international airlines were thinking of buying NZUs to offset their emissions.

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Monday - Ten years ago, the price of carbon was crashing internationally as a result of an oversupply in Europe and uncertainty over the future of the Kyoto Protocol. A tonne of carbon in Europe could be bought for less than NZ$6 compared to around NZ$150 now.

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24 Dec 21 - Ten years ago, NZUs were trading for under $10 a tonne.

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20 Dec 21 - Ten years ago, MAF reported that insufficient progress was being made on the Clean Streams Accord with just two out of its five targets met.

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17 Dec 21 - Ten years ago, a group of countries at the Durban COP committed to adopting a legally binding agreement to keep the average global temperature rise to below 2 degrees by no later than 2015.

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16 Dec 21 - Ten years ago, the UN launched its own carbon footprint app. The app provided a variety of suggestions and guidelines to show users how they could limit the environmental degradation of ecosystems.


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15 Dec 21 - Ten years ago, Australian scientists were getting excited about the potential of biochar to combat climate change.

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14 Dec 21 - Ten years ago, then-cabinet minister Nick Smith was in the news for all the wrong reasons. A cabinet reshuffle had seen the minister with responsibilities for domestic carbon emissions dropped from...

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13 Dec 21 - Ten years ago, Carbon News was reporting that the plummeting price of carbon was hurting the government's books.

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10 Dec 21 - Ten years ago, the World Wildlife Fundís South Africa chief, Morne du Plessis, said governments had failed to halt climate change and it was time for business to fill the breach.

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9 Dec 21 - Ten years ago, Pure Advantage was warning that turning the Denniston Plateau into a coal mine was a bad look and inconsistent with our clean green image.

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8 Dec 21 - Ten years ago, a leading New Zealand climate scientist, Andy Reisinger, said there was no realistic prospect of the world not overshooting the 1.5 degree target.

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7 Dec 21 - Ten years ago, the price of carbon appeared to have hit the bottom of a downward spiral. In Europe CER's closed at NZ$9.15, up from NZ$8.50 the day before. In New Zealand carbon was trading just...

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6 Dec 21 - Ten years ago, the then New Zealand climate change negotiations minister Tim Groser said good progressed had been made on an agreement to link New Zealand and Australia's carbon markets.

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3 Dec 21 - Ten years ago, the Australian government announced a contestable biochar research fund worth $2 million.

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2 Dec 21 - Ten years ago, the price of carbon was spiralling downwards in Europe. The price of a tonne of carbon in Europe was just NZ$9.30 compared to NZ$11 in New Zealand.

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1 Dec 21 - Ten years ago, scientists were warning that toxic cadmium levels, soil compaction and carbon loss were looming as major problems for farming.

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30 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, Business New Zealand and The New Zealand Business Council for Sustainable Development merged to form the Sustainable Business Council.


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