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Business NZ stance may not give Government support it needs on ETS

Friday 27 Feb 09 9:00am

ANALYSIS: Policies proposed in a draft Business New Zealand submission to the select committee reviewing the ETS, obtained by Carbon News, would aim to “remove the carbon risk for business”.

Effectively, Business NZ wants to shelter the country’s largest emitters from a world carbon price, imposed with an ETS. However, its policy proposals may not be helping the Government deliver the “balanced” response to climate change it wants.

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