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Ten years ago

TEN YEARS AGO…

Today 11:45am - Ten years ago, it was expected that as temperatures rise, more than one third of the land surface could become more arid.

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Monday - Ten years ago, five Māori agribusiness projects worth more than $2.1 million were approved by the government.

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Friday - Ten years ago, Kiwi film Thin Ice – the Inside Story of Climate Science was heading for international distribution.

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Thursday - Ten years ago, the United Nations launched the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All, an initiative aimed at promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency worldwide.

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10 Apr 24 - Ten years ago, US scientists had a green solution to urban construction: chop down trees and use the wood for buildings.

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9 Apr 24 - Ten years ago, a former Prime Minister said politicians who were too afraid of losing votes to talk about climate change, were sentencing humanity to catastrophe.

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8 Apr 24 - Ten years ago, New Zealanders’ love affair with cars and cows pushed our greenhouse gas emissions up by 25 per cent.


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5 Apr 24 - Ten years ago, the head of the United Nations praised small Pacific islands committing to low-carbon development.

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4 Apr 24 - Ten years ago, researchers concluded that we couldn't know what it would cost to reduce global climate change.

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3 Apr 24 - Ten years ago, New Zealand was working on ways to link the ETS with emerging carbon markets in Korea and Thailand.

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2 Apr 24 - Ten years ago, then ACT Party leader Jamie Whyte said that businesses had no obligation to the environment.

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28 Mar 24 - Ten years ago, air pollution killed seven million people across the globe.

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27 Mar 24 - Ten years ago, a company involved in a $13.5 million project investigating the viability of turning wood waste into biofuel said it was not involved in the NXT Fuels project.

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26 Mar 24 - Ten years ago, international carbon traders said there was little incentive for the private sector to get involved in carbon-sequestering forestry projects.

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25 Mar 24 - Ten years ago, a leading forestry services executive called on the government to set a target range for carbon prices.

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22 Mar 24 - Ten years ago, then Energy Minister Simon Bridges said the government was just as excited about renewables as it was about oil and gas.

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21 Mar 24 - Ten years ago, carbon traders and investors were calling on Europe to reach a clear and early political agreement on the 2030 climate and energy framework.

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20 Mar 24 - Ten years ago, scientists said further temperature rises were likely to accelerate methane release from rivers, lakes, deltas, bogs, swamps, marshlands and rice paddy fields.

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19 Mar 24 - Ten years ago, a report by the New Zealand Planning Institute showed more collaboration was needed to deal with the country’s burgeoning urban growth issues.


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