New Zealand: New Zealand Releases First Emissions Reduction Plan

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In May 2022 the New Zealand (NZ) Government released their First Emission Reduction Plan (ERP). The ERP outlines the proposed focus points and actions as required by the climate change response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Act of 2019. The primary objective of the plan is to outline how NZ would contribute to the global efforts in limiting warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. The purpose of this report is to focus primarily on the chapters relating to NZ Agriculture and Forestry.

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