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Climate commission's job to advise, says Upton

Wednesday 7 Mar 18 1:00pm

Simon Upton ... expert advice needed


 

THE CLIMATE commission should make recommendations on the Emissions Trading Scheme and the number of international credits used to meet New Zealand’s targets, but control should stay firmly in the hands of the Government, says new Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton.

Upton, a former environment minister and OECD environment directorate chief, has just released his first report as New Zealand’s PCE.

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