Displaying items by tag: climate change
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.
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.
The Government's consultation process on freshwater proposals has been unacceptable, writes Todd Muller, National’s agriculture spokesman.
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.
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.