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Election 2020

THE CHART - election edition: A climate change conundrum

Andy Fyers
Tue, 13 Oct 2020

THE CHART - election edition: A climate change conundrum
Andy Fyers
Tue, 13 Oct 2020
New Zealand has a unique first-world problem. While most developed nations grapple with ways to reduce fossil fuel emissions in the race to meet climate change targets, the biggest chunk of our emissions come in the form of methane and nitrous oxide from agriculture.That makes for a tricky economic and political football. Farmers constitute a significant voting bloc and make a big contribution to the economy.That economic contribution is even more important in the covid-19 world, with the international tourism sector at a standstill.Parliamenta...

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