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Climate Change Commission

Detail around how NZ will reduce its emissions lacking 7 months out from the Government's Emissions Reduction Plan falling due
13th Oct 21, 10:51am
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Detail around how NZ will reduce its emissions lacking 7 months out from the Government's Emissions Reduction Plan falling due
Government to change the law to give itself another five months to put together a major plan for how NZ will reduce emissions
15th Sep 21, 6:31pm
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Government to change the law to give itself another five months to put together a major plan for how NZ will reduce emissions
Keith Woodford reminds farmers the price of carbon is determined by Government. There lies the risk for carbon farming
23rd Aug 21, 10:41am
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Keith Woodford reminds farmers the price of carbon is determined by Government. There lies the risk for carbon farming
Guy Trafford explains how the New Zealand carbon pricing system works, how 'supply' influences the price, who has the big exemptions, and how it compares to the EU and China versions
2nd Aug 21, 8:45am
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Guy Trafford explains how the New Zealand carbon pricing system works, how 'supply' influences the price, who has the big exemptions, and how it compares to the EU and China versions
Guy Trafford sizes up the trade exposures to China by the Five Eyes partners with an eye to how New Zealand tip-toes through these rising pressure minefields
9th Jul 21, 12:10pm
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Guy Trafford sizes up the trade exposures to China by the Five Eyes partners with an eye to how New Zealand tip-toes through these rising pressure minefields
Guy Trafford reads the LCANZI legal challenge to the Climate Change Commission decisions (so you don't have to) and finds they may have an arguable case
6th Jul 21, 1:33pm
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Guy Trafford reads the LCANZI legal challenge to the Climate Change Commission decisions (so you don't have to) and finds they may have an arguable case
Terry Baucher looks at the G-7 agreement for a minimum corporate tax rate of 15 per cent, the Climate Change Commission's release of its final advice to the Government, and what is a work-related vehicle
20th Jun 21, 11:00am
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Terry Baucher looks at the G-7 agreement for a minimum corporate tax rate of 15 per cent, the Climate Change Commission's release of its final advice to the Government, and what is a work-related vehicle
Motor Industry Association wary of forecasts by Fitch and the Climate Change Commission around the pace at which NZ's vehicle fleet can be electrified
15th Jun 21, 5:13pm
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Motor Industry Association wary of forecasts by Fitch and the Climate Change Commission around the pace at which NZ's vehicle fleet can be electrified
Guy Trafford reviews what the Climate Change Commission's final report recommends for the rural sector. He sees an opportunity to lead change and restoration
10th Jun 21, 11:05am
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Guy Trafford reviews what the Climate Change Commission's final report recommends for the rural sector. He sees an opportunity to lead change and restoration
There's likely to be some cross-party consensus on emissions budgets; Differences will arise when it comes to a plan on how to achieve these budgets
9th Jun 21, 6:04pm
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There's likely to be some cross-party consensus on emissions budgets; Differences will arise when it comes to a plan on how to achieve these budgets
Climate Change Commission publishes its final emissions reduction budgets, noting New Zealand's starting point is worse than expected, so more will need to be done
9th Jun 21, 12:03pm
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Climate Change Commission publishes its final emissions reduction budgets, noting New Zealand's starting point is worse than expected, so more will need to be done
The Climate Change Commission's Rod Carr details how & why NZ needs to make fundamental changes to transition to a thriving, climate-resilient, low emissions economy
5th May 21, 8:04am
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The Climate Change Commission's Rod Carr details how & why NZ needs to make fundamental changes to transition to a thriving, climate-resilient, low emissions economy
Property rights versus ecological values clash head-on within the Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill
7th Apr 21, 4:22pm
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Property rights versus ecological values clash head-on within the Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill
Big decisions still lie ahead as to how New Zealand reports its GHGs to the United Nations. Keeping short and long-life gases separate in the reporting headlines is vital
27th Mar 21, 9:32am
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Big decisions still lie ahead as to how New Zealand reports its GHGs to the United Nations. Keeping short and long-life gases separate in the reporting headlines is vital
Land-use decisions between farm and forest need unbiased information from within New Zealand, without Government screwing the scrum towards foreign investors
13th Mar 21, 9:46am
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Land-use decisions between farm and forest need unbiased information from within New Zealand, without Government screwing the scrum towards foreign investors
Public won't have access to Climate Change Commission's detailed models until June/July - after it gives the Government its final report
12th Mar 21, 1:22pm
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Public won't have access to Climate Change Commission's detailed models until June/July - after it gives the Government its final report
What is the right approach to reach environmental goals? Using incentives and subsidies, or using rules and disincentives? And where does food security fit in?
2nd Mar 21, 10:16am
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What is the right approach to reach environmental goals? Using incentives and subsidies, or using rules and disincentives? And where does food security fit in?
Allan Barber points out that if we adopt a prescriptive state plan for livestock production, it will be a slippery slope for many other industries too, driving increasing distortions and away from essential consumer demand signals
1st Mar 21, 11:21am
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Allan Barber points out that if we adopt a prescriptive state plan for livestock production, it will be a slippery slope for many other industries too, driving increasing distortions and away from essential consumer demand signals
Angus Kebbell talks to farmer Roger Lumsden about how deeply technology and the management control it gives are embedded into dairy farming systems, advances that should be recognised as major improvers of environmental outcomes
20th Feb 21, 12:26pm
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Angus Kebbell talks to farmer Roger Lumsden about how deeply technology and the management control it gives are embedded into dairy farming systems, advances that should be recognised as major improvers of environmental outcomes
Guy Trafford pulls together the various strands of our developing carbon price policies as debate extends around the Climate Change Commission's draft report
11th Feb 21, 9:42am
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Guy Trafford pulls together the various strands of our developing carbon price policies as debate extends around the Climate Change Commission's draft report
Economist Brian Easton considers whether economist Rodd Carr's approach to climate change will have echoes from Carr's work in proposed Rogernomics health system reforms in the 1980s
8th Feb 21, 10:10am
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Economist Brian Easton considers whether economist Rodd Carr's approach to climate change will have echoes from Carr's work in proposed Rogernomics health system reforms in the 1980s
Guy Trafford echoes those in agriculture who note that the Climate Change Commission has been unreasonably selective in apportioning responsibility for change
4th Feb 21, 11:33am
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Guy Trafford echoes those in agriculture who note that the Climate Change Commission has been unreasonably selective in apportioning responsibility for change
Global dairy markets continue to grow despite negative sentiment in some quarters. The Climate Change Commission expects less cows to be balanced by more milk per cow
4th Feb 21, 8:00am
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Global dairy markets continue to grow despite negative sentiment in some quarters. The Climate Change Commission expects less cows to be balanced by more milk per cow
Climate Change Commission puts $34 billion price tag on needed action by 2035; Says NZ could struggle to access markets, lag technologically and spend a fortune on offsets if investment isn't made
2nd Feb 21, 2:59pm
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Climate Change Commission puts $34 billion price tag on needed action by 2035; Says NZ could struggle to access markets, lag technologically and spend a fortune on offsets if investment isn't made
Despite shrill glee from Greenpeace, Guy Trafford shows that livestock numbers are falling naturally - even dairy cows - and with the ETS carbon price rises, there is no need for agriculture to feel especially threatened
2nd Feb 21, 9:59am
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Despite shrill glee from Greenpeace, Guy Trafford shows that livestock numbers are falling naturally - even dairy cows - and with the ETS carbon price rises, there is no need for agriculture to feel especially threatened