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Ten years ago

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Friday - Ten years ago, a promising report from a geothermal borehole project suggested magma could provide energy for us on the Earth’s surface.

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Wednesday - Ten years ago, New Zealand appeared unenthusiastic about Australia’s plans to form a conservative alliance on climate change.

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Tuesday - Ten years ago, the practice of business paying state scientists to give evidence in resource hearings was under fire.

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10 Jun 24 - Ten years ago, one of the country’s largest carbon blocs believed the Emissions Trading Scheme was there to stay.

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7 Jun 24 - Ten years ago, the Sustainable Business Network wanted to turn KiwiSaver green.

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6 Jun 24 - Ten years ago, Air New Zealand chief executive Christopher Luxon said that the airline's new planes would help it cut carbon emissions.

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5 Jun 24 - Ten years ago, The Internet Party - New Zealand’s then newest political party - said business was coming in behind its ideas to green the economy.


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4 Jun 24 - Ten years ago, Labour said that it would be easier to lift carbon prices under the ETS than under a carbon tax, as proposed by the Greens.

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31 May 24 - Ten years ago, a former oil executive joined the board of the Environmental Protection Authority.

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30 May 24 - Ten years ago, furious forest owners said that forestry in the Emissions Trading Scheme would come to a sudden halt because the government had shown it could change the rules at the drop of a hat.

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29 May 24 - Ten years ago, the UN weather agency confirmed concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere had crossed a new threshold.

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28 May 24 - Ten years ago, a litigator turned forest manager said that the government’s surprise move to close an arbitrage loophole for forest owners could be legally challenged.

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27 May 24 - Ten years ago, a $600-million Treaty of Waitangi claim over the government’s climate change policies and carbon prices was going ahead.

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24 May 24 - Ten years ago, US scientists predicted a 70% rise in ground-level ozone and expected poor air quality and health problems to become the summertime norm.

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23 May 24 - Ten years ago, Oxfam reported that the ten largest food and beverage companies, if combined, would equate to the 25th most polluting country in the world.

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22 May 24 - Ten years ago, small-scale farmers from Peru, China and Bhutan agreed to share indigenous crop varieties in an initiative to help adaptation to climate change.

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21 May 24 - Ten years ago, Japanese scientists announced they had extracted gas from offshore deposits of methane hydrate.

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20 May 24 - Ten years ago, the government feared an “arbitrage loophole” allowing forest owners to move in and out of the ETS could cost up to $231 million over two years.

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17 May 24 - 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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