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James Shaw insists public sector will be carbon neutral by 2025

Ian Llewellyn
Mon, 28 Jun 2021

Climate change minister James Shaw said there's no wiggle room. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Ian Llewellyn
Mon, 28 Jun 2021
Climate change minister James Shaw insists the government’s targets under the carbon neutral public sector policy remain intact.This means all departments and agencies – such as the police, schools and hospitals – will have to either reduce their emissions to zero by 2025 or pay for carbon offsets such as tree planting to become carbon neutral.Shaw’s office has taken exception to a BusinessDesk article on a recent cabinet paper as saying ministers were looking to insert some wiggle room by allowing public sector agencies...

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