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Today 11:45am - Ten years ago, the government was embarking on an overhaul of the Emissions Trading Scheme.

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Thursday - Ten years ago, the gang behind a $60m scam in the European Union emissions market were jailed for a total of 35 years by a judge in London.

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Wednesday - Ten years ago, the government was accused of undermining its own policy to cut fossil-fuel subsidies by encouraging oil exploration and giving free carbon credits to internationally exposed emitters.

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21 Jun 22 - Ten years ago, the Green Party attacked the government for giving the oil and gas industry $25 million worth of free seismic exploration.

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20 Jun 22 - Ten years ago, soft drink company Soda Stream persisted with a marketing campaign positioning it as environmentally friendly compared to drinks in plastic bottles, despite the possibility of legal action from Coca Cola.

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17 Jun 22 - Ten years ago, countries were in the final round of talks about the draft outcome document on environmental, economic, and social issues at the heart of the United Nations Rio+20 conference on sustainable development.

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16 Jun 22 - Ten years ago, Australian dairy farmers were eyeing carbon credits they could earn through the Federal Governmentís Carbon Farming Initiative by capturing and destroying harmful greenhouse gases released by cow manure.


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15 Jun 22 - Ten years ago, Economic Development Minister Stephen Joyce slammed business leaders Pure Advantage's call to reduce carbon dependency, in a heated debate with Green Party co-leader Russel Norman.

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14 Jun 22 - Ten years ago, some of New Zealandís top business leaders issued a call-to-action over the country's green development future.

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13 Jun 22 - Ten years ago, Carbon News' editor lamented the fact that New Zealand's top ranked political leaders were not attending the Rio+20 conference, and the country was lagging behind in terms of green...

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10 Jun 22 - Ten years ago, meetings between EU and Chinese officials aimed at helping Beijing draft plans for its own carbon emissions market were "increasing in intensity," according to the EU's chief climate...

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9 Jun 22 - Ten years ago, the wood industry was pooling its resources to investate a mega-pulp and paper plant producing biofuel for the domestic industry.

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8 Jun 22 - Ten years ago, some of New Zealand's big industry players were starting to take an interest in bioenergy.

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7 Jun 22 - Ten years ago, the government was trying to find out what impact an inflow of cheap international carbon credits was having on New Zealandís balance of payments.

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3 Jun 22 - Ten years ago, the Australian Government introduced Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards legislation to parliament.

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2 Jun 22 - Ten years ago, Solid Energy was looking to develop coal seam gas in Taranaki, after proving the technology for New Zealand conditions at its Huntly demonstration plant....

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1 Jun 22 - Ten years ago, the total value of the carbon market was up 11% on the previous year to $176 billion, and transaction volumes had reached a new high of 10.3 billion tonnes of CO2-e, according to a...

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31 May 22 - Ten years ago, a wind farm innovator was struggling to get government funding to turn their groundbreaking technology into export earnings.

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30 May 22 - Ten years ago, foresters were among the most active players in the domestic carbon market, picking up cheap units to cover future carbon liabilities at a substantial profit.


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