Climate Change Minister Tim Groser today announced that the Government is banning some international emissions units from New Zealand’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) due to concerns over their environmental integrity.
Climate Change Minister Tim Groser today announced the Government’s intention to commence consultation on excluding specific types of international Kyoto units from the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).
The Government has decided that from 1 January 2013 New Zealand will be aligning its climate change efforts with developed and developing countries which collectively are responsible for 85% of global emissions. This includes the United States, Japan, China, India, Canada, Brazil, Russia and many other major economies, Climate Change Minister Tim Groser says.
Climate Change Issues Minister Tim Groser has welcomed the passage of a Bill that will improve the operation and administration of the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), while supporting the Government’s economic growth priorities more effectively.
New Zealand is delighted to be hosting this informal dialogue on climate change. We are very pleased that you could all make the long journey to our part of the world. It's great to see some old friends around the table, and to have some fresh faces here for these discussions.
The Government has announced amendments to New Zealand’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) that will maintain incentives for emission reductions, without loading large extra costs onto households, employers and exporters.
The Government is proposing to replace the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) obligations for importers of goods containing synthetic greenhouse gases with a levy, Minister for Climate Change Issues Tim Groser, announced today.
Minister for Climate Change Issues, Tim Groser, today speaking from Canberra, having attended the Select Council on Climate Change, congratulated the Republic of Korea on passing legislation that establishes a domestic Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).
The Government values greatly its close working relationship with Iwi Leaders in a number of important areas of policy but specifically in developing our international and domestic climate change policy, including the design and implementation of the Emissions Trading Scheme.