On the face of it then, it looks highly promising. Labour have followed what has worked overseas, and have drawn a line in the sand on something that all New Zealanders should care about. Kudos to them.
Today the National Government announced a package to bolster the Emissions Trading Scheme that may achieve its conservative emissions targets. It’s great they have finally woken up and are acknowledging that climate change isn’t going away
We simply need to do more about climate change in New Zealand, and live up to our agreements made in Paris, Read on to see how we can turn climate change into an opportunity.
The question on everyone’s lips this weekend is whether this is bad weather or climate change? Of course we have always had bad weather but the evidence is clear; climate change is making bad weather events more frequent, and it is only going to get worse.
A report from Vivid Economics sets out a number of different pathways that New Zealand could use to get our carbon dioxide emissions to zero by 2050. So what does the report tell us?
Read about how we formed our climate policy here.
The science is clear; climate change is real and as a result we need to wean ourselves off fossil fuels by 2050. Find out TOP's plan here.
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