NZ falls into line on 1.5 degree climate change target in Paris talks

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 10 Dec 2015

By Pattrick Smellie Dec. 11 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand will line up with more than 100 other countries behind the so-called 'high ambition' target to limit global temperature rises to 1.5 degrees Celsius as the global climate change talks in Paris head into what may be a final long night of negotiations. Speaking to BusinessDesk from Paris, Climate Change Minister Tim Groser said the decision had been made on Thursday evening, Paris time, after discussions with Prime Minister John Key in New Zealand, to support a 1.5 degree rather than...

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