Emissions reduction

The Environment Under TPPA Governance

Close scrutiny of the final Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPPA) text reveals that its impact on the environment is even worse than had been expected from leaked drafts.  A new 
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The Environment a Significant Casualty Under TPPA

Close scrutiny of the final TPPA text reveals that its impact on the environment is even worse than had been expected from leaked drafts. A new paper, prepared by …
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Pressure Mounting on NZ for Real Emissions Reductions

After many years focused on creative accounting, New Zealand is facing pressure to deliver emission reduction results. Things are different partly because the two biggest carbon polluters, the US and …

Agricultural Emissions Can Be Cut 13% – At a Profit Today

A report completed for MAF dispels the convenient untruth that pastoral farmers have no cost-effective options to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Over 13% of the nation’s agricultural emissions can …

It’s Official: Agriculture Can Make Major Emissions Reductions

An expert report commissioned by MAF has confirmed what agricultural leaders have been at pains to avoid acknowledging. The agriculture sector can nearly halve its growth in greenhouse gas …

Agriculture Can Meet its Share of Kyoto Target at a Profit

The agriculture sector can meet its share of the nation’s Kyoto emissions reduction target at a profit. As livestock farming accounts for 49% of New Zealand’s emissions, such cuts would …

A Convenient Untruth

The agriculture sector can meet its share of the nation’s Kyoto emissions reduction target at a profit. As livestock farming accounts for 49% of New Zealand’s emissions, such cuts would …