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Red tape cuts needed to enable emissions reductions

Rebecca Howard
Tue, 10 Aug 2021

Recent storms have underlined concerns about climate change. (Image: Getty)
Rebecca Howard
Tue, 10 Aug 2021
The latest assessment by the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change pulls no punches but Federated Farmers’ president Andrew Hoggard says NZ’s agri sector is already on board and needs more government support. Farmers are “well into the emissions reduction journey”, he said.  However, science, innovation and unblocking regulatory bottlenecks by government is needed to hasten progress, he said.According to the IPCC “human-induced climate change is already affecting many weather and climate extr...

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