Errors and omissions in NZ climate change policy

Errors and omissions in NZ climate change policy
NZ's high level of renewable electricity is one reason deep carbon emissions cuts are harder than elsewhere. (Image: Getty)
Adrian Macey and Dave Frame
In the fourth of a five-part series on New Zealand's climate change policy, former Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change negotiator Adrian Macey and climate scientist Dave Frame complete their critique.Official documents informing New Zealand's climate-change policy contain so many errors and omissions that it would be tedious to list them.Some are minor – but their cumulative effect is to slant the official advice towards an ever-more onerous nationally determined contribution (NDC). Here are just two examples: Ther...

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