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Friday 5 Jul 19 11:00am

 

Ten years ago, public pressure was building for New Zealand to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40 per cent by 2020.

The Government eventually settled on an unconditional target of a 5 per cent cut on 1990 levels, and said it would boost that to 10 per cent if the rest of the world did the same.


The country is expected to meet the 5 per cent reduction target by using forestry removals and carbon credits carried over from the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol, between 2008 and 2012. | Read the story here

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