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Ministry likes look of targeted green taxes

Wednesday - The Ministry for the Environment says it likes environmental taxes – especially for dealing with climate change and water problems.

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OFFICIAL VIEW CLASHES ON OIL AND GAS STAND

Tuesday - Officials want the door left open for a future government to allow oil and gas exploration again.

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PM PLEADS CLIMATE CASE FOR PACIFIC

Tuesday - Pacific people have a right to keep their maritime zones – even if their islands are gone, New Zealand has told the United Nations.

Farmers say no to environmental taxes

Monday - Farmers are overwhelmingly opposed to environmental taxes – unless the revenue comes to them.

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Getting rid of free credits worth $2b, says TWG

Friday - Ditching free carbon credits for trade-exposed heavy emitters could generate $2.1 billion a year in revenue, the Tax Working Group says.

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Wind and rain gives renewables a boost

Friday - A wet and windy winter slashed New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions from electricity generation.

Why all new buildings should be carbon-neutral

Nathan Surendran

20 Sep 18 - Requiring all new buildings to be carbon-neutral is the most cost-effective emissions-reduction action New Zealand can take, the Government is being told.

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New maps will settle forest-planting posers

19 Sep 18 - The thorny question of whether land is eligible for carbon forests could soon be solved – with a map.

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Officials wobble under Govt's climate assault

18 Sep 18 - The Government’s heavy climate-change work programme is putting pressure on officials, confidential papers show.

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WISE WORDS: Where ProdCom report is wrong

17 Sep 18 - The Productivity Commission has got it wrong, say some of our wisest people.

OPINION: A dangerous political compromise

17 Sep 18 - By SIR ALAN MARK | After decades of sitting on our hands, the simple the act of commissioning an inquiry into becoming a low-carbon economy has been hugely positive on public perception.

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