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Ten years ago

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Tuesday - Ten years ago, an expert was calling for government regulations or incentives to cut emissions from the transport sector, as the ETS was doing little to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

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Monday - Ten years ago, with carbon prices languishing in the mid-single digits, Malaysian-owned Ernslaw One was planning to hold on to the majority of its carbon credits for the first time in three years.

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Friday - Ten years ago, Carbon Market Solutions' Wayne King was reflecting on the United Nations' Rio+20 summit, progress since the first Earth Summit, and hopes for the future.

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Thursday - Ten years ago, pledges at the United Nations' Rio+20 sustainability forum had passed the $500 billion mark.

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29 Jun 22 - Ten years ago, Mighty River Power - now Mercury Energy - got the go-ahead for a 53 turbine wind farm in the Puketoi Ranges.

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28 Jun 22 - Ten years ago, Australian entrepreneur Dick Smith was hoping to inspire New Zealand business leaders to embrace sustainability, amid fears Kiwi businesses were lagging behind the rest of the world.

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27 Jun 22 - Ten years ago, the government was embarking on an overhaul of the Emissions Trading Scheme.


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23 Jun 22 - 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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22 Jun 22 - 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...

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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...

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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...

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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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