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Shaw will wait and see on emissions targets

Wednesday 19 Jun 19 11:00am

James Shaw Ö emissions plans


NEW ZEALAND'S net greenhouse gas emissions might not peak until 2035 under current policies, the Government says.

Countries are under pressure to increase their emissions reduction targets under the Paris Agreement in the wake of an International Panel on Climate Change report last year that said global emissions must peak by 2020 and halve by 2030 if global heating is to be kept within the relative safe level of 1.5deg.

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