Heavy industry's future in a low-carbon NZ: Climate Commission

Heavy industry's future in a low-carbon NZ: Climate Commission
Gavin Evans
The government needs to develop a plan for strategic heavy industry alongside a new national energy strategy, the Climate Change Commission says.Before the end of 2025, the government should develop a plan for hard-to-decarbonise sectors like steel-making, petrochemical production, lime-making and cement-milling, the commission said in its first draft carbon budgets released today.Those industries provide products that are fundamental to the economy and their emissions can be offset by forestry planting, although the commission warned "as...

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