26 November 2019
The Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill has been passed, which is a significant step forward in the Government's plan to reduce our country's emissions.
The legislation prepares for, and adapts to, the effects of climate change and delivers on the Government's Coalition and Confidence Supply agreements.
Green Party Leader, James Shaw: "This is a historic piece of legislation and is the centrepiece for meaningful climate change action in New Zealand".
The Zero Carbon Act is a key part of the Government's plan to tackle climate change.
Other initiatives include:
We are closely monitoring what the effect of the Bill will be on business for members.