Bennett 'taking advice' on cancelling 'dodgy' carbon credits

Pattrick Smellie
Tue, 26 Apr 2016

By Pattrick Smellie April 26 (BusinessDesk) - Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett is "taking advice" on whether to cancel some or all of the so-called 'dodgy' carbon credits bought mainly by power and petrol companies to cover New Zealand's future obligations to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases that cause climate change. Asked on TVNZ's Q&A programme last weekend about whether the government would cancel any of the 122.2 million tonnes of 'dodgy' credits, Bennett said she was "not ruling it out, but it's not my focus right now."...

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