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OPINION: In theory everyone is happy with the deal struck between the Government and the agricultural sector over emissions.
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.
Climate Change Minister James Shaw presented the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill in Parliament last week. Here are excerpts from his speech.
Farmer reaction is mixed to the Government’s Zero Carbon Amendment Bill introduced into Parliament last week.
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.
Submissions made to the proposed Zero Carbon Bill support a path to a low emissions economy by 2050, says Climate Change Minister James Shaw.
Farmers more than any other New Zealanders will be negatively impacted by the effects of climate change, says Climate Change Minister James Shaw.
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.
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.