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Ten years ago

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Friday - Ten years ago, the Australian government announced that any decisions about the development of seam coal gas or large scale mining operations would be based on rigorous science.

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Thursday - Ten years ago, Westpac was describing the international carbon market as decimated following dramatic falls in the price of carbon in Europe, New Zealand and other markets over the previous week.

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Wednesday - Ten years ago, activists hacked Solid Energy's website and uploaded a video that contrasted scenes of natural New Zealand with shots of opencast coal mines.

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Tuesday - Ten years ago, the Forest Owners' Association was predicting New Zealand would be selling carbon credits to Australia, Japan and parts of the United States and Canada, but not Europe.

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22 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, the price of carbon in Europe crashed to 8.05 Euros as countries dumped large quantities of their holdings.

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19 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, Australian scientists called for a transformation of the world food system in response to the threat posed by climate change to the ability of farmers to feed growing populations.

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18 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, smart boxes were introduced to Waikato's electricity network with the promise of more information providing customers with more control of their carbon footprint.


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17 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, Fertilisers Matter - the trade publication of the local fertiliser industry - claimed NZ dairy farmers were "buying into the sustainability debate" with half of them adopting nutrient...

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16 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, scientists were pleading with politicians to concentrate on measures that actually cut emissions rather than the "holy grail" of a successor to Kyoto, in the run at to COP17 in Durban.

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15 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, the International Maritime Organisation claimed that newly mandated UN efficiency regulations would lead to significant reductions in emissions (A tad optimistic, perhaps?)

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12 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, the then National government's promise to slow down the implementation of the ETS didn't meet with approval from BusinessNZ . it wanted it to go even slower.

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11 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, the head of the UN said the upcoming Durban conference on climate change needed to produce an agreement limiting GHG emissions and launch a green climate fund for the mitigation and...

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10 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, the senior doctors backed calls by the NZ Medical Journal calling for the government to do more to combat climate change.

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9 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, a major international study found that wind power generation was being hampered by a lack of available capital.

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8 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, professor Ralph Sims, an IPCC author, called on Solid Energy to ditch its lignite mining plans.

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5 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, Carbon News was reporting that internal Labour Party polling showed the environment was likely to be a vote winning issue in the upcoming election.

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4 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, a major gas outage that resulted in Fonterra shutting down 15 milk processing plants, saw the Forestry Association encouraging energy users to replace fossil fuels with biofuels.

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3 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, Straterra, the mining and minerals lobby group, were promoting a report that claimed carbon capture was a viable option for decarbonising New Zealand's fossil fuel energy generators.

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2 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, the then-PM John Key conceded that- despite what he had told the BBC's Hardtalk programme earlier in the year - many New Zealand rivers were polluted.


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