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Ten years ago

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Monday - Ten years ago, the owners of forests planted before 1990 were about to receive their share of millions of carbon credits.

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Thursday - Ten years ago, spot NZUs hit $20 for the first time.

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14 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, a business thinktank was criticising the country’s leaders for living “high-emissions lifestyles” which others would emulate.

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13 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, research was showing that good environmental management was key to attracting skilled migrants to New Zealand.

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12 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, forest owners feared proposed new rules requiring them to leave larger areas around rivers unplanted could see them incur a carbon liability.

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9 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, bathroom fittings manufacturer Methven was being fined for make false claims about the “greenness” of its Satinjet shower rain.

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8 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, State-owned mining company Solid Energy was promising to pass the benefits of any free carbon credits it might receive on to customers.


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7 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, the Government was estimating the changes it had made to the Emissions Trading Scheme – including exempting the agriculture sector and halving the carbon liability of other sectors –...

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6 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, a Mexican stand-off was developing between buyers and sellers of carbon units.

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5 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, Mighty River Power had big plans for involvement in the carbon market.

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2 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, trade-exposed industrial emitters were receiving their first hand-out of free carbon credits.

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1 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation was buying up credits from permanent forests in New Zealand.

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30 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, global businesses were starting to recognise the risks and opportunities of carbon management.

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29 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, planning delays were frustrating a company wanting to build a tidal energy plant on the Kaipara Harbour.

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21 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, then energy minister Gerry Brownlee was touting a shift from coal to geothermal energy for electricity generation as evidence the Emissions Trading Scheme was working.

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18 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, former mining engineer Greg Combet had just become Australia’s climate minister – and was assuring the coal industry of its place in Australia’s future.

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17 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, a group of New Zealand chief executives was talking to former World Bank chief economist Lord Nicholas Stern about how this country could lead the world in low-carbon technology.

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16 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, HBSC was predicting that by 2020, electric vehicles would be a bigger global market than renewable energy.

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15 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, forest owners, worried about their own future carbon liabilities come harvest time, were sitting on their carbon credits, saying an NZU spot price of $19 was not enough to tempt them.


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