Agriculture in ETS a step closer with appointment of interim climate change committee

Pattrick Smellie
Tue, 17 Apr 2018

By Pattrick Smellie April 17 (BusinessDesk) - Inclusion of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions in New Zealand’s emissions trading scheme is a step closer with the appointment of a six-member Interim Climate Change Committee. Announced by Climate Change Minister James Shaw this afternoon, the interim committee has two specific tasks to complete ahead of the creation of a permanent body under the Zero Carbon Bill, which Parliament is considering at the moment, prior to the creation of a permanent Climate Commission next May. The panel...

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