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Ten years ago

TEN YEARS AGO…

Friday - Ten years ago, the global cost of pegging global warming to 2 degrees rose by $8 trillion in two years, due to soaring coal use.

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Thursday - Ten years ago, the government targeted post-1989 forest owners with anti-arbitrage measures, saying it was the only sector that could move in and out of the ETS.

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Wednesday - Ten years ago, scientists calculated that maize crops could lose 15 percent of their yield within 50 years.

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Tuesday - Ten years ago, the government planned to stop owners of post-1989 forests from using Kyoto credits to meet existing obligations.

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13 May 24 - Ten years ago, the Māori Party said it was being forced against its will to support government moves to stamp out arbitrage by one sector of the carbon market.

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10 May 24 - Ten years ago, the government was hoping Southland would become a supply hub for a wood-fuel industry.

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9 May 24 - Ten years ago, Air New Zealand installed the largest single solar array in New Zealand at its Auckland Technical Operations base.


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8 May 24 - Ten years ago, an environmental law expert said companies should be required to take out public liability insurance to protect taxpayers.

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7 May 24 - Ten years ago, the solar industry said businesses were keen on solar, but needed official help from the government.

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6 May 24 - Ten years ago, air pollution in Timaru and Christchurch exceeded World Health Organisation guidelines.

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3 May 24 - Ten years ago, the plastics industry was one of the focal points in European Commission discussions on resource efficiency.

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2 May 24 - Ten years ago, clever engineering was working to help with solar power's intermittency problem.

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1 May 24 - Ten years ago, Mars announced that its American operations would become carbon neutral, running off the energy produced by a wind farm in Texas.

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30 Apr 24 - Ten years ago, nearly seven million NZUs from 2014 had been issued to owners of post-1989 forests.

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29 Apr 24 - Ten years ago, an Auckland environmental consultant said New Zealand’s 100% Pure marketing campaign was a 100% liability.

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26 Apr 24 - Ten years ago, researchers had a computer model that could design soybean crops to use 13% less water and reflect 34% more sunlight into space.

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24 Apr 24 - Ten years ago, the fracking industry was the new star on the US energy scene, but there were questions about just how long the fracking boom could last.

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23 Apr 24 - Ten years ago, New Zealand was lagging behind the rest of the world in terms of energy-efficient building.

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22 Apr 24 - Ten years ago, New Zealand was finally moving to recognise carbon stored in wood products – two years after it could have done so.


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