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NEW ZEALAND’S CARBON GOALS

New Zealand’s goals affirmed by the Government are to:

 

New Zealand developed an Emissions Trading Scheme as the primary tool to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. By placing a price on carbon, it helps to shift the economic burden of emissions from the government back to those who are responsible for it, and who are in a position to reduce it. A higher price for carbon stimulates clean technology and market innovation, which fuels new low-carbon drivers of economic growth.