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Today 10:00am - Ten years ago, the Government was ditching proposals for mandatory product stewardship.

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Friday - Ten years ago, the New Zealand food industry was worried by research showing 21.5 per cent of British customers wouldn’t buy New Zealand produce because they were worried about food miles.

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Thursday - Ten years ago, heavy-emitting industries became eligible for free carbon credits for the first time. New Zealand Steel was the biggest beneficiary that year, receiving nearly half a million NZUs.

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Wednesday - Ten years ago, a European government was buying New Zealand forestry units – but the details were under wraps.

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7 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Dr Jan Wright was warning that giving free carbon credits to large industrial companies would undermine the Emissions Trading Scheme.

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6 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, the first wave of emitters was entering the Emissions Trading Scheme.

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3 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, foreign buyers were snapping up New Zealand carbon credits.


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2 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, the man who led the forestry sector’s fight for the right to claim carbon credits was hopeful about New Zealand’s fledgling carbon market.

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1 Jul 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealand start-up LanzaTech – now based in the United States – had signed a deal to commercialise its technology turning carbon dioxide released in the steelmaking process into...

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30 Jun 20 - Ten years ago, carbon was overtaking Brent crude oil as the most traded commodity in Europe.

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29 Jun 20 - Ten years ago, agriculture minister David Carter was telling farmers they would be kept out of the Emissions Trading Scheme.

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26 Jun 20 - Ten years ago, Labour – which had brought the Emissions Trading Scheme into being less that two years earlier – was talking about the possibility of a carbon tax if it got back into power.

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25 Jun 20 - Ten years ago, new Australian prime minister Julia Gillard was promising to revive the country’s plans for an emissions trading scheme after ousting Kevin Rudd from the job.

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24 Jun 20 - Ten years ago, new British Prime Minister David Cameron was promising to cut his government’s greenhouse gas emissions by 10 per cent within a year.

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23 Jun 20 - Ten years ago, Westpac had entered the New Zealand carbon market and was run off its feet with business.

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22 Jun 20 - Ten years ago, New Zealand scientists were hopeful that “switching on” a gene in white clover would reduce greenhouse gas emissions from grazing animals.

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19 Jun 20 - Ten years ago, the composting sector, led by Sir Rob Fenwick, was mounting a case to be granted credits under the Emissions Trading Scheme for carbon sequestered in compost. Sir Rob, the founder of...

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18 Jun 20 - Ten years ago, the Danish Government was buying carbon credits from 17,000 hectares of permanent native and exotic forests in New Zealand.

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17 Jun 20 - Ten years ago, a New Zealand company that had figured out a way to turn greenhouse gas emissions into ethanol was eyeing up potential in the oil and gas sector. LanzaTech, now owned and operated in...


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