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Farmers must pay for emissions, say foresters

Monday 4 Mar 19 10:00am

THE GOVERNMENT'S†latest attempts to make the Emissions Trading Scheme attractive for forestry wonít work if farmers donít have to pay for their emissions, say foresters.

Officials expect the proposed changes to schemeís forestry rules to lead to the planting of 102 million trees in new forests by 2030, boosting the countryís carbon sequestration to help to meet emissions reduction goals under the Paris Agreement.

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