Wednesday, 06 November 2019 08:13

Realism or rhetoric? — Editorial

OPINION: In theory everyone is happy with the deal struck between the Government and the agricultural sector over emissions.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 31 July 2019 08:55

How strong is the goodwill?

The primary sector is sceptical about whether the Government’s plans to move on climate change issues will actually incentivise farmers to make changes on farm to reduce gas emissions. Peter Burke reports.

Published in General News
Friday, 31 May 2019 10:40

Why we must act on climate change

Climate Change Minister James Shaw presented the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill in Parliament last week. Here are excerpts from his speech.

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Farmer reaction is mixed to the Government’s Zero Carbon Amendment Bill introduced into Parliament last week.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 09:49

Win for farming sector in PCE report

A significant win for agriculture and science-based theory on climate change is how the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s (PCE) latest report is being described.

Published in General News
Thursday, 04 October 2018 12:36

Strong support for climate action — Shaw

Submissions made to the proposed Zero Carbon Bill support a path to a low emissions economy by 2050, says Climate Change Minister James Shaw.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 03 July 2018 10:55

Farmers not alone on climate change

Farmers more than any other New Zealanders will be negatively impacted by the effects of climate change, says Climate Change Minister James Shaw.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 09:55

Experts studying ETS options

Bringing farming into a revamped emissions trading scheme (ETS) is now being considered by the interim climate change committee, says Climate Change Minister James Shaw.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 08:55

Emissions trading scheme threat looms

All farmers should feel threatened by the possibility that agriculture will come under the emissions trading scheme (ETS), says Federated Farmers climate change spokesman Andrew Hoggard.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 11:36

Pollies’ take on TPP

Feedback on the TPP from agribusinesses has been mostly positive, but the same cannot be said for most political parties. Here's an offering of what some of our political parties have to say;

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