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Government announces climate action plan

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Climate Change Minister James Shaw has today released the Government’s Climate Action Plan in response to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the low emissions economy.
“Our Government is committed to a just and rapid transition to a low emissions economy, because it’s vital that we play our part looking after our planet. We’re already taking action on many…

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Household emissions up from 2007-2017 shows need for action

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The Minister for Climate Change is welcoming a Statistics New Zealand report on how emissions are tracking across the economy.
“From 2007-2017 emissions from households were up, and emissions in other parts of the economy were down, showing we need to continue our work to build a sustainable economy,” says the Minister for Climate Change, James Shaw.
“Our Zero…

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Latest Emissions Trading Scheme reforms target transparency and compliance

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The second set of improvements to the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS) have been announced to further encourage greenhouse gas emissions reductions and increase forestry planting, said the Minister for Climate Change.
These latest changes will:
improve transparency within the NZ ETS,
increase rates of compliance with the scheme,
pave the way for robust NZ ETS auctions,
ensure that the…

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Release of Low Emissions Technology Roadmap

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The CSIRO’s Low Emissions Technology Roadmap explores opportunities for Australian industry to take advantage of low emissions technologies in the electricity, industrial energy and transport sectors that could help Australia meet our 2030 emissions reduction target. …

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