10 big ideas on 'decarbonisation' from the Productivity Commission

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 26 Apr 2018

By Pattrick Smellie April 27 (BusinessDesk) - The Productivity Commission today publishes a 508-page draft report on how New Zealand can meet the government's goal of achieving a net-zero emissions economy by 2050, let alone the goal of reducing emissions by 30 percent on 2005 levels by 2030, as required by the country's National Determined Commitment under the 2016 Paris global climate change accord. Here are 10 of the commission's biggest ideas from that report: 1/ Boiled down, New Zealand can reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050...

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