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Treasury likes bonds to reward tree-planting

Wednesday 7 Nov 18 11:00am

Oparara forest, Kahurangi national park


ENVIRONMENTAL impact bonds encouraging the planting of native forests could help to cut New Zealandís greenhouse gas emissions, Treasury says.

The economic agency thinks that achieving the Governmentís vision of carbon neutrality by 2050 could require up to 10 per cent of the country to be covered in forest.

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