Sweden's milk war is now being played out on television.
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OPINION: I can now say with confidence that the conversation on agricultural emissions is in for a huge shake-up.
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.
Climate change Minister Paula Bennett has ruled out bringing agriculture under the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) within the next few years.
Federated Farmers has welcomed the Government's decision not to include agriculture in the scope of the Emissions Trading Scheme review.
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.
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.
Fonterra has welcomed Government announcements on the 2011 Review of New Zealand's Emissions Trading Scheme, while restating its commitment to emissions reductions.
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.