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No carbon-zero without new forests

Tuesday 23 Jun 20 12:00pm


GOVERNMENT suggestions that it will limit forestry conversions to 40,000 hectares a year could prevent the country being carbon-neutral by 2050, forest owners says.

Zero-carbon legislation passed last year says emissions of biological methane must be cut by between 24 per cent to 47 per cent by mid-century, with net-zero emissions of all other greenhouse gases.

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