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Zero carbon bill totally inadequate

Posted by les@evnz.org on June 5, 2019 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (1)

The recently announced zero carbon bill proposes reduction in methane of 10% by 2030 and between 24-47% by 2050. Apart from the wriggle room in the huge range at 2050 there are two huge holes in it 1. It states its purpose as making a contibution to the world effort to keep warming to 1.5 degrees. Now any reduction at all can be called a contribution. The missing word is "fair" and the bill is not fair, because NZ emits 7 times the world average of methane per person. We have by far thelarges...

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