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Ten years ago

10 YEARS AGO...

Today 10:30am - Ten years ago, the price of carbon was spiralling downwards in Europe. The price of a tonne of carbon in Europe was just NZ$9.30 compared to NZ$11 in New Zealand.

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Wednesday - Ten years ago, scientists were warning that toxic cadmium levels, soil compaction and carbon loss were looming as major problems for farming.

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Tuesday - Ten years ago, Business New Zealand and The New Zealand Business Council for Sustainable Development merged to form the Sustainable Business Council.

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Monday - Ten years ago, Fonterra announced it was forcing all its farmers to fence their streams. However, fresh water ecologist Mike Joy questioned the effectiveness of the ban that allowed farmers to leave streams that were narrow enough to jump over unfenced.

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26 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, the Australian government announced that any decisions about the development of seam coal gas or large scale mining operations would be based on rigorous science.

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25 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, Westpac was describing the international carbon market as decimated following dramatic falls in the price of carbon in Europe, New Zealand and other markets over the previous week.

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24 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, activists hacked Solid Energy's website and uploaded a video that contrasted scenes of natural New Zealand with shots of opencast coal mines.


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23 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, the Forest Owners' Association was predicting New Zealand would be selling carbon credits to Australia, Japan and parts of the United States and Canada, but not Europe.

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22 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, the price of carbon in Europe crashed to 8.05 Euros as countries dumped large quantities of their holdings.

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19 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, Australian scientists called for a transformation of the world food system in response to the threat posed by climate change to the ability of farmers to feed growing populations.

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18 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, smart boxes were introduced to Waikato's electricity network with the promise of more information providing customers with more control of their carbon footprint.

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17 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, Fertilisers Matter - the trade publication of the local fertiliser industry - claimed NZ dairy farmers were "buying into the sustainability debate" with half of them adopting nutrient...

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16 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, scientists were pleading with politicians to concentrate on measures that actually cut emissions rather than the "holy grail" of a successor to Kyoto, in the run at to COP17 in Durban.

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15 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, the International Maritime Organisation claimed that newly mandated UN efficiency regulations would lead to significant reductions in emissions (A tad optimistic, perhaps?)

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12 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, the then National government's promise to slow down the implementation of the ETS didn't meet with approval from BusinessNZ . it wanted it to go even slower.

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11 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, the head of the UN said the upcoming Durban conference on climate change needed to produce an agreement limiting GHG emissions and launch a green climate fund for the mitigation and...

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10 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, the senior doctors backed calls by the NZ Medical Journal calling for the government to do more to combat climate change.

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9 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, a major international study found that wind power generation was being hampered by a lack of available capital.

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8 Nov 21 - Ten years ago, professor Ralph Sims, an IPCC author, called on Solid Energy to ditch its lignite mining plans.


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