Displaying items by tag: ETS

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 10:55

Good news coming for farmers on emissions

OPINION: I can now say with confidence that the conversation on agricultural emissions is in for a huge shake-up. 

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Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy says the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment report highlights that this issue is not as simple as whether agriculture is in or out of the ETS.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 12:55

Ag won’t be joining ETS – for now

Climate change Minister Paula Bennett has ruled out bringing agriculture under the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) within the next few years.

Published in General News
Thursday, 26 November 2015 15:52

Revised ETS may boost carbon forestry

Forest owners are welcoming the review of the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme.

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Federated Farmers has welcomed the Government's decision not to include agriculture in the scope of the Emissions Trading Scheme review.

Published in General News
Friday, 02 November 2012 08:59

Labour wants more carbon credits bought here

The Labour Party is planning to introduce an amendment to the Government's emissions trading bill when it goes through the committee stages in Parliament in the next week or so.

Published in General News
Monday, 30 July 2012 14:10

Deadline for ETS submissions

The Government is currently seeking submissions on a raft of proposed changes affecting agriculture in the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) and the deadline is fast approaching for interested parties to have their say, Anderson Lloyd Lawyers Partner Lesley Brook says.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 03 July 2012 10:55

Fonterra welcomes ETS changes

Fonterra has welcomed Government announcements on the 2011 Review of New Zealand's Emissions Trading Scheme, while restating its commitment to emissions reductions.

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Tuesday, 03 July 2012 10:02

ETS 'still harsh': Feds

The New Zealand Emissions Trading scheme (ETS) has taken a big step towards forward, yet remains the harshest treatment of any agricultural production system on Earth.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 20 December 2011 12:16

More trees planted but millers suffering

MAF says the Emissions Trading Scheme, and a generally positive outlook for wood and fibre demand, is behind a 27% increase in exotic forest plantings in the year to April 2011.

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