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Opposition slams Government carbon credits plan

Thursday 6 Oct 16 10:00am

New Zealandís plans to buy its way out of emissions reductions run foul of the United Nationsí Framework Convention on Climate Change, Opposition parties say.

In aminority report on New Zealandís ratification of the Paris Agreement on climate change, the parties criticise the Governmentís reliance on international carbon credits to meet New Zealandís post-2020 emissions reduction target.

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