Last week Climate Change Minister James Shaw’s announcement was met with stinging criticism. Generation Zero said it was a ‘disgrace’. Forest&Bird described it as a ‘clear lack of policy’. Newsroom’s Marc Daalder called it ‘disappointment’. So what’s all this then? The criticism was a response to the just announced Emissions Reduction Plan Discussion Document, which is neither a plan, nor a draft of a plan, but discussion document about what could go in to the plan. Vincent discussed the fuss with Dr David Hall, climate policy specialist at AUT university and Dr Victoria Hatton, climate change and sustainability director at PWC.
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See the document in question here.
And an excellent summary by Stuff