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Emissions on right track, says Finance Minister

Thursday 1 Jun 17 10:00am

Steven Joyce ... not enough time to mention climate change

FINANCE MINISTER Steven Joyce, who explained yesterday that he didn’t have time to mention climate change in his Budget speech, says New Zealand’s emissions are heading “in the right direction”.

                     James Shaw
“There were any number of important initiatives that did not get mentioned in the Budget speech because it is limited, unfortunately, to only 45 minutes,” he told Parliament yesterday in reply to a question from Green Party co-leader James Shaw.

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