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

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Wednesday - 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 forestry sector.

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Tuesday - 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 international climate agreement to replace the Kyoto Protocol.

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Monday - 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 Emissions Trading Scheme.

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19 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, a committee looking at how the Emissions Trading Scheme could be changed announced it was delaying its report-back, prompting the Government to change reporting dates for forest owners who didn’t know whether they were coming or going.


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18 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, Australian mining companies – some operating in New Zealand – were under fire over attempts to scuttle the Rudd Government’s plans to introduce an emissions trading scheme.

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17 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, the Government didn’t want to talk about the potential for forest owners to sell credits overseas.

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14 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, Canada announced it would establish a federal carbon market.

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13 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, one of the world’s largest carbon traders decided it would set up shop in New Zealand after all.

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12 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, a Japanese bank bought New Zealand AAUs in what was the world’s first international trade in Kyoto Protocol forestry units.

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11 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, experts were saying that a quarter of the world’s fossil-fuel emissions could be offset by changing the way we farm.

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10 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, companies were being criticised for failing to tell investors about the climate risks they faced.

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7 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, forest owners were excited by news that the United States would allow companies to use international forestry credits to help to offset their greenhouse gas emissions.

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6 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, Australia’s lower house passed Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s carbon trading scheme.

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5 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry was telling farmers to get with the programme on climate change.

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4 Jun 19 - Ten years ago, the Government announced the establishment of an international research centre to find ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.

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31 May 19 - Ten years ago, a person claiming to be the Act Party’s assistant climate change spokesperson was describing climate science as being as “credible as Peter Dunne’s hairdo”.


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