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Today 11:45am - Ten years ago, insurer Sovereign was the first company in New Zealand to buy the world’s first mass-produced, fully electric, zero-emission vehicle - the Nissan Leaf.

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Thursday - Ten years ago, low carbon prices had brought forest planting nearly to a stand-still, with the forestry industry saying planting for carbon was no longer economically viable.

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Wednesday - Ten years ago, $365 million worth of new tech was planned to reduce emissions at Marsden Point oil refinery.

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Tuesday - Ten years ago, New Zealand law firm James and Wells Intellectual Property was the first in the world to achieve international Cemars emissions reduction scheme certification.

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Monday - Ten years ago, low lake levels led to higher greenhouse gas emissions, with Huntly increasing output to fill the gap left by lower hydro generation.

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13 May 22 - Ten years ago, the ETS had shifted New Zealand towards net gains in afforestation, according to the-then climate change minister Tim Groser.

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12 May 22 - Ten years ago, New Zealand officials were investigating ways to link the ETS to emerging Asia/Pacific markets.


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11 May 22 - Ten years ago, a New Zealand delegation was headed to Bonn with high hopes of negotiating a new framework for international carbon markets.

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10 May 22 - Ten years ago, the government proposed exempting poor rural areas from having to pay for greenhouse gas emissions from their lanbfills under the ETS.

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9 May 22 - Ten years ago, 20 small developing island nations announced their commitment to renewable energy and ending poverty.

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6 May 22 - Ten years ago, the Empire State Building in New York took a leaf out of Auckland's Sky Tower's book and lit up using LEDs for the first time.

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4 May 22 - Ten years ago, the then-prime minister John Key was under fire for having shares in the worst of the "filthy five" named as the major funders of coal mining.

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3 May 22 - Ten years ago, Carbon News reported that New Zealand emitters were waking up to the fact that they could make money from swapping their NZUs for cheaper overseas credits to meet their obligations.

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2 May 22 - Ten years ago, NIWA principal scientist Dr Rob Bell was warning that sea level rises of more than a metre by 2100 couldn't be ruled out.

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29 Apr 22 - Ten years ago, the-then UK high commissioner Vicki Treadell urged New Zealand to join Britain at the forefront of a new marine power industry.

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28 Apr 22 - Ten years ago, a UN conference called on film-makers to use their skills to bring sustainability issues to life.

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27 Apr 22 - Ten years ago, the government backed off supporting a call by 3000+ scientists for a Bretton Woods-style agreement for the environment.

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26 Apr 22 - Ten years ago, Carbon News reported that New Zealand was keeping a watching brief on Australian proposals for a common Asian-Pacific common carbon market.

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22 Apr 22 - Ten years ago, Sovereign Insurance became the first company in the country to have a printed item - a diary - certified carbon neutral under the then new PAS 2050 life-cycle standard.


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