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NZ needs its own Project Warp Speed on climate change

Peter Griffin
Thu, 04 Feb 2021

NZ needs its own Project Warp Speed on climate change
Peter Griffin
Thu, 04 Feb 2021
The good news about the Climate Change Commission’s draft plan to meet our Paris Agreement commitments and avoid the worst of climate change is that it doesn’t hinge on technology yet to be developed.The commission has us doing the hard yards over the coming decades, weaning ourselves off fossil fuels industry by industry.The plan rests on existing technology, renewable energy sources and electric vehicles, and acknowledges those options will continue to improve. But it isn’t counting on forest planting, or a miraculous m...

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