Oct 31, 2021 • 18M

Dawn Chorus: The performance art of climate change announcements

Govt announces will cut climate emissions 50% in 8 years, which appears dramatic and more than NZ's 2016 pledge to cut 30%; But two-thirds of that cut will come from overseas

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TLDR & TLDL: The Labour-Green Government will take a plan to the Glasgow climate conference starting tonight to cut 50% of the climate emissions Aotearoa-NZ “is responsible for” by 2050, which will probably satisfy our trading partners, who have broadly pledged similar cuts. But it’s not nearly enough for the climate and shows the Government isn’t willi…

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