Climate change

Primary sector calls for care pricing farm emissions

Ian Llewellyn
Wed, 08 Jun 2022

Primary sector calls for care pricing farm emissions
Cows' emissions will face a price from 2025, but the debate on how to do it continues. (Image: Getty)
Ian Llewellyn
Wed, 08 Jun 2022
The Primary Sector Climate Action Partnership, He Waka Eke Noa, is sticking to its guns and recommending agricultural emissions be priced through a separate farm-level levy and not enter the wider emissions trading scheme (ETS).It also warns that farmers' production and profit will be hit under its plans and the levy price should be set at a level to reflect the potential costs and which emissions reductions were practically achievable.The government has already legislated that biological emissions should be partially priced by 2025 and thi...

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