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Relying on foreign credits dangerous, say officials

Thursday 9 Feb 17 11:00am

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NEW ZEALAND cannot rely on international carbon credits to meet its emissions reductions targets after 2030, officials have told the Government, warning that credits could be expensive and in short supply.

Up to 80 per cent of New Zealand’s target to cut emissions by 11.2 per cent below 1990 levels by 2030 is expected to be met through the purchase of international credits.

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