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Does the ETS need mates?

Jem Traylen
Fri, 11 Jun 2021

Executive director of ExportNZ Catherine Beard believes the government should have more faith in the ETS.
Jem Traylen
Fri, 11 Jun 2021
Whether relying on the emissions trading system alone will get the country to zero net emissions by 2050 is one of the key points of contention among business leaders.The flurry of statements in response to the Climate Change Commission’s final advice to the government showed business leaders will lobby most on the role of the emissions trading system (ETS) and whether other policies are needed to sit alongside it to achieve that goal is where the consensus breaks down.There is still broad corporate consensus for the government’s go...

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