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Ten years ago

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Monday - Ten years ago, Opposition climate change spokesperson Charles Chauvel was having to pay his own way to international climate negotiations in Cancun, Mexico. Climate Minister Nick Smith and International Climate Negotiations Minister Tim Groser had their tickets paid by taxpayers, and the Greens didn’t send anyone.

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Friday - Ten years ago, South Korea said it would have carbon-capture-and-storage technology operating by 2020.

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Thursday - Ten years ago, Downer was reporting it had cut its fuel bill by $3 million over two years as a byproduct of trying to cut emissions.

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Wednesday - Ten years ago, forest owners were warning that keeping agricultural emissions out of the Emissions Trading Scheme would affect planting rates.

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24 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, the Green Party was claiming success in making sustainability mainstream economic thinking.

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23 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, for the first time, a buyer looking for spot NZUs was calling for tenders to supply forward units.

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20 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, Canada’s Conservative Government killed attempts to cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions.


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19 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, public support for the allocation of free carbon credits to trade-exposed heavy emitters was waning.

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18 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, according to Fonterra, the dairy industry was leading the way towards sustainability.

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17 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, Pacific nations signed the Ambo Declaration calling for immediate action on climate change.

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16 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, the high value of the dollar was affecting the price of NZUs, which back then were competing with large volumes of units coming out of Europe.

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13 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, climate minister Tim Groser was off to Washington to talk to the Major Economies Forum about his ideas for cutting global emissions.

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12 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, then-Green Party co-leader Russel Norman had managed to persuade both Labour and National to take part in a conference he was holding in Parliament to talk about building...

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11 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealand was working with Mexico on a clean-tech revolution.

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10 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, United States businesses were calling time on that country’s only national carbon market, the Chicago Climate Exchange, blaming the failure of Congress to pass emissions-trading...

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9 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealand emitters were starting to develop a taste for international carbon credits, especially those from the Clean Development Mechanism.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $35.12

6 Nov 20 - Spot NZUs opened at $35.10 bid and $35.15 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $35.12.

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6 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealand was helping Australia work toward putting a price on carbon, with ministers on both sides of the Tasman saying they had “reaffirmed their commitment to working closely...

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5 Nov 20 - Ten years ago, the market for forestry NZUs was starting to pick up, with one seller delighted to pocket more than $3 million.


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