Why are metals sector organisations so critical to New Zealand’s transition to a circular and low emission economy?
Nick Collins our CEO recently provided the answers an oral submission to the Environment Select Committee on the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon Bill) Amendment Act.
Watch him live here [starting at 1 hour 15 minutes]. A written version is also available below.
Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill – Auckland, 19 August 2019
Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill – Auckland, 19 August 2019The bill would set greenhouse gas reduction targets into law and require that future governments continue these efforts into the future. It also seeks to:• Set up the Climate Change Commission, an independent body that will advise and support the government to reach the targets• Create a requirement that the government sets emission budgets every five years that will act as ‘stepping stones’ towards the ultimate goal of zero greenhouse gases by 2050• Create a requirement that the government understands the risk of climate change (for example, rising sea levels) and produces plans to address theseRead more about the bill: http://bit.ly/2ZkBih6
Posted by Environment Committee on Sunday, 18 August 2019
You can download the full version here Metals NZ Oral Submission Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon Bill) Amendment Act