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Ten years ago

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Friday - 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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Thursday - 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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Wednesday - Ten years ago, HBSC was predicting that by 2020, electric vehicles would be a bigger global market than renewable energy.

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Tuesday - 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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14 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, LanzaTech – then a New Zealand company – had signed a deal with one of China’s largest coal producers to make fuels and chemicals from waste.

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11 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, South Island forest owners were starting to count the carbon cost of the 7.1 Darfield Earthquake.

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10 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, the owners of forests planted before 1990 were waiting for their share of 42 million NZUs being given to them in compensation for being in the Emissions Trading Scheme but ineligible for an annual allocation of credits.


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9 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, former World Bank chief economist Lord Nicholas Stern was on his way to New Zealand to tell us we were lagging behind on climate action.

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8 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, Singapore was becoming a magnet for carbon traders.

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7 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, major electricity users were claiming the Emissions Trading Scheme was costing them $11 million a year more than it should.

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4 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, Rabobank and HBSC were getting nervous about lending money companies whose operations damaged the environment.

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3 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, some companies were handing carbon credits to fuel companies because it was cheaper than paying what the companies were charging.

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2 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, the Sustainable Business Council was promoting gas as a low-carbon alternative to coal.

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1 Sep 20 - Ten years ago, European carbon traders were calling for clarity over the future of the bloc’s emissions trading scheme.

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31 Aug 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealand companies were racing to develop sustainable plastics and polymers.

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28 Aug 20 - Ten years ago, there were warnings that the development of carbon farming in Indonesia’s native forests could lead to a new wave of corruption.

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27 Aug 20 - Ten years ago, six iwi were joining forces with an Australian company to go carbon-farming.

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26 Aug 20 - Ten years ago, engineers in Norway, Britain and the United States were racing to build the world’s first mega-wind-turbines.

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25 Aug 20 - Ten years ago, floods in Pakistan were being called the worst natural disaster to date attributable to climate change.


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