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Emissions Trading Scheme most durable path to net zero carbon goal

Amid all of the discussions of the Climate Commission’s draft report on New Zealand’s climate change response, it is too easy to lose track of the target. The goal isn’t to reach specific electric vehicle targets, though we would expect more people to shift away from petrol as petrol costs increase and as electric vehicles become more competitive. Read more

Dr Eric Crampton
The Dominion Post
8 March, 2021

Transparency, please

On Tuesday, the Climate Change Commission extended the deadline for submissions on its draft recommendations by two weeks. The short extension would give the extra bit of time needed to receive crucial information from the Commission before submissions close. Read more

Dr Oliver Hartwich
Insights Newsletter
26 February, 2021
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Defending the ETS

This week, the Climate Change Commission told the government it should take control of the economy to lower emissions. The Commission’s advice, part of its draft emissions budgets to 2035, was based on doubts that New Zealand’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) will be enough. Read more

Matt Burgess
Insights Newsletter
5 February, 2021
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Podcast: Matt Burgess on the Climate Change Commission's emissions report

Senior Economist Matt Burgess shares his thoughts on the Climate Change Commission's draft report to the Government and the steps it should take to reduce emissions in New Zealand. If you would like to listen to our latest podcasts, please subscribe to The New Zealand Initiative podcast on iTunes, Spotify or The Podcast App. Read more

Matt Burgess
4 February, 2021

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