Government unveils primary sector emission reduction plan

Government unveils primary sector emission reduction plan
Agriculture minister Damien O'Connor lengthens farm emissions reduction path. (Image: NZME)
Riley Kennedy
Farmers will have to start reporting their farm-level emissions towards the end of next year, with pricing now pushed back to the final three months of 2025.The government will also move to delay the agriculture sector automatically joining the emissions trading scheme (ETS).Agriculture minister Damien O’Connor announced the long-awaited emissions reduction plan on Friday afternoon.He said the government had worked with farming leaders to develop the plan, saying it was being flexible and taking a “balanced approach”.HWEN&ldqu...

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