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Al Gore

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Today 10:00am - Ten years ago, Al Gore was telling Australia to get on with carbon trading.

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Monday - Ten years ago, we got the first hint that the Maori Party was going to support changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme.

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Friday - Ten years ago, farmers were denying they were climate change deniers and asking why New Zealand’s huge exclusive economic zone wasn’t included in the country’s emissions profile.

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Thursday - Ten years ago, farmers pushing for the development of a market in soil carbon were running into a wary climate minister.

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10 Jul 19 - Ten years ago, lobbyists were preparing to fire their big guns over New Zealand’s 2020 emissions reduction target – for the Greenhouse Policy Coalition it was a report and for Greenpeace it was a host of stars.

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9 Jul 19 - Ten years ago, New Zealand was working on plans for a voluntary market in soil carbon.

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8 Jul 19 - Ten years ago, the forestry sector was urging the Government to follow Australia’s lead and allow the Emissions Trading Scheme to recognise carbon stored in harvested wood products.


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5 Jul 19 - Ten years ago, public pressure was building for New Zealand to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40 per cent by 2020.

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4 Jul 19 - Ten years ago, oil company ExxonMobil was still funding the work of climate sceptics, despite promising not to do so.

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Roger Dickie

3 Jul 19 - Ten years ago, forestry company boss Roger Dickie was warning that “carbon counters of the future” would be in for a nasty surprise if continued delays to the Emissions Trading Scheme meant new...

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2 Jul 19 - Ten years ago, the idea of setting different targets for methane and other gases was gaining currency as it was debated in Parliament.

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1 Jul 19 - Ten years ago, the Green Party was floating the idea of a separate reduction target for methane – and had the support of a top scientist, the Council of Trade Unions and Federated Farmers.

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28 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, forest owners were celebrating victory in getting the carbon stored in products made from wood recognised.

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27 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, politicians were keeping mum about progress on cross-party support for the Emissions Trading Scheme.

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26 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, delays in figuring out how to allocate free carbon credits to heavy emitters were holding up the sector’s entry into the Emissions Trading Scheme – upsetting the Opposition and the...

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25 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, associate climate minister Tim Groser was off to Ilulissat to take part in the Greenland Dialogue, part of the build-up to much-anticipated Copenhagen negotiations for a new...

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24 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons was predicting the worthless-carbon-unit scandal that hit New Zealand in 2016.

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21 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, businesses were being warned that climate change would affect energy, shipping, tourism and insurance.

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20 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, hopes for a cross-Parliament agreement on climate change were growing, with the minority National Government talking to both Labour and the Greens about support for changes to the...


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