James Shaw insists public sector will be carbon neutral by 2025

James Shaw insists public sector will be carbon neutral by 2025
Climate change minister James Shaw said there's no wiggle room. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Ian Llewellyn
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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