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Ten years ago

TEN YEARS AGO…

Today 10:30am - Ten years ago, multimillionaire economist Gareth Morgan was planning a public campaign over the state of the country’s fresh water.

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Tuesday - Ten years ago, cleaning up polluted Lake Horowhenua was going to cost taxpayers more than half a million dollars.

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Monday - Ten years ago, a forestry expert told the government that planting just over half of New Zealand’s marginal land in forest would make the country carbon-neutral.

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Friday - Ten years ago, a loophole allowing heavy industrial emitters to coin it at the expense of taxpayers by selling free carbon credits was likely to be closed under a Labour-Greens government.

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22 Feb 24 - Ten years ago, frustrated Māori were preparing to take their carbon price grievances to the United Nations.

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21 Feb 24 - Ten years ago, new commercial buildings in Christchurch had to be designed for energy efficiency if they weren’t to become obsolete, said the Green Building Council.

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20 Feb 24 - Ten years ago, scientists discovered a microbe that was set to play a significant role in future global warming.


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19 Feb 24 - Ten years ago, Iwi threatened to take a claim to the Waitangi Tribunal over carbon prices with the support of at least two major political parties.

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16 Feb 24 - Ten years ago, multinationals had wide-ranging powers to sue EU states that enacted health or environmental laws breaching their "legitimate expectations" of profit.

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15 Feb 24 - Ten years ago, Australian and US scientists thought they knew where a lot of global warming had been concentrated: below the surface waters of the western Pacific.

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14 Feb 24 - Ten years ago, the destruction of hundreds of thousands of tree seedlings was part of a “market correction” and not due to a dysfunctional Emissions Trading Scheme.

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13 Feb 24 - Ten years ago, the government appeared to be ignoring an ultimatum from Māori to fix carbon prices or face the consequences.

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12 Feb 24 - Ten years ago, a proposal by iwi to plant a million hectares of new forest could have provided the economies of scale needed to kick industry into large-scale processing.

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9 Feb 24 - Ten years ago, several of the largest international oil companies were preparing for international carbon pricing.

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8 Feb 24 - Ten years ago, the Environmental Defence Society called for the Government's new rules on offshore oil and gas operations to be scrapped.

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7 Feb 24 - Ten years ago, New Zealand was well-positioned to move into an emerging international Earth-centered legal regime because of Maori culture, an environmental law lecturer said.

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5 Feb 24 - Ten years ago, Māori said they would lodge a $600 million Treaty of Waitangi claim if the govt didn't shore up carbon prices.

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2 Feb 24 - Ten years ago, New Zealanders were willing to pay cold hard cash for the ecosystem services provided by plantation forests.

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1 Feb 24 - Ten years ago, the government was blaming a projected greenhouse gas emissions increase on forestry cycles.


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