Displaying items by tag: climate change

Tuesday, 08 October 2019 12:55

NZ out on its own

New Zealand is the only country actively considering a compulsory price on biological greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from agriculture, the Ministry for the Environment (MfE) confirms.

Published in General News
Friday, 27 September 2019 07:55

Out of the frying pan, into the fire

OPINION: New Zealand's heavy reliance on International Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) credits makes us dangerously exposed to one of the world’s most volatile markets.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 26 September 2019 11:55

Freshwater proposals pile on pressure

The Government's consultation process on freshwater proposals has been unacceptable, writes Todd Muller, National’s agriculture spokesman.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 September 2019 08:55

Great farming systems will surely save the planet

OPINION: People need to get their knives out of farmers’ backs and look at the science.

Published in Management

A new study has found that barn dairy’s carbon footprint is bigger than pasture-based dairy’s.

Published in General News
Friday, 13 September 2019 09:55

For the world’s sake – get it right

OPINION: ‘Policy on the fly’ has never been a good option and our Government appears to be combining this with ideology at the forefront and common sense trailing behind.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 13 September 2019 08:55

We are not quislings or sellouts

OPINION: The suggestion that groups such as DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ are selling the sector out over agricultural emissions is way off the mark and fails to grasp the complexity of the issue.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 11:49

Zero debate on climate change

OPINION: The media should allow debate surrounding the causes of climate change.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 10:55

Foreign investment is critical

Foreign investment not only brings in money but links New Zealand into foreign markets, says former Prime Minister John Key.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 27 August 2019 11:55

Not the time for tax – Key

Former Prime Minister John Key says imposing another tax on farmers now for greenhouse gas emissions won’t achieve much.

Published in General News

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