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Ten years ago

TEN YEARS AGO...

Today 10:00am - Ten years ago, electricity generator and retailer Mighty River Power (now known as Mercury) was busy signing contracts with landowners to supply it with carbon credits for 15 years.

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Tuesday - Ten years ago, New Zealand businesses were starting to factor the impacts of climate change into their decision-making.

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Friday - Ten years ago, New Zealand’s Windflow Technologies was about to build two turbines for California.

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22 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, fishing company Sealord was negotiating with fish-quota holders for a share of more than 145,000 free carbon credits.

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21 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, online trading platform Trade Me went carbon-neutral.

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20 Oct 20 - Ten years ago, Europe was claiming victory in its plans to bring international aviation emissions into its Emissions Trading Scheme.

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19 Oct 20 - 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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15 Oct 20 - 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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