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Labour targets transport and heat in climate policy

Thursday 8 Oct 20 10:00am


A re-elected Labour Government would ban the installation of most new coal-fired industrial boilers and decarbonise the public transport fleet by 2035, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced yesterday.

“Transport makes up about 20 per cent of New Zealand’s domestic greenhouse gas emissions and is the fastest growing source,” she said in releasing Labour’s climate policy at Otago University.

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