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Carbon hill gets steeper to climb

Ian Llewellyn
Wed, 13 Oct 2021

The government is working towards an emissions reduction plan. (Image: Business Desk)
Ian Llewellyn
Wed, 13 Oct 2021
The sheer scale of climate change goals and difficulties in reaching them has been underlined with the government saying its proposed initial carbon budget will not be met on current policy settings.Climate change minister James Shaw has released a discussion document on New Zealand’s first emissions reduction plan and the first three carbon budgets running from 2022 to 2035. It was meant to be finalised this year, but has now been delayed to May 2022.It is the formal response to the final advice of the Climate Change Commission (CCC).&nb...

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