Govt plan to bring down farm emissions disappoints

Govt plan to bring down farm emissions disappoints
The agriculture sector says there's more work to be done. (Image: Getty)
Rebecca Howard
The government’s proposal on agriculture greenhouse gas emissions has not been well received, even if the entire sector did breathe a sigh of relief that it agreed on a split-gas approach.On Tuesday, the government opened for consultation what it termed a “pragmatic” proposal to put a price on agriculture emissions from 2025.The proposal was in response to recommendations from He Waka Eke Noa, an industry, government and Māori partnership formed in 2019 to design a farm-level pricing option as an alternative to the NZ emi...

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