Carbon News - Intelligence for the carbon market

Relying on foreign credits dangerous, say officials

Thursday 9 Feb 17 11:00am

Paula Bennett ... ready to go


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.

... login or subscribe for full story
Story copyright © Carbon News 2017

Subscriber Content - You need to log in

To access this Carbon News information right now, please accept our 7 DAY FREE TRIAL subscription offer. Simply click the Subscribe button and follow the steps.


We send you a reminder before we charge your card or send an invoice before your FREE trial ends. We'll also remind you before we automatically renew your annual subscription. We will also ask you for updated credit card or invoicing information at this time, if necessary.


Please enjoy your 7 day FREE trial.

Login







Latest in Policy Development

Browse Stories by Topic

News Direct
Photo Credit: dbsolisphotostream

Latest announcements: file yours to editor@carbonnews.co.nz

Youth hostels reach sustainable milestone

24 Nov 16 - YHA New Zealand is the first accommodation network in the world be certified by...

Sharp's green efforts pay dividend

24 Nov 16 - Sharp Corporation’s efforts to responsibly manage the environmental effects of...

Business network wins sustainability award

10 Oct 16 - The Sustainable Business Network has won the Sustainability Support category in...

Children's sunscreen fails tests

22 Sep 16 - Makers of a children’s sunscreen marketed as “organic” have been warned by the...

Child labour not for us, says Karen Walker

Karen Walker

12 Aug 16 - Kiwi clothing designer Karen Walker has certified that none of its garments are...

More News Direct