Posts tagged "Climate Change Response Act 2002"

NZ Emissions Trading Scheme simplified

[10 January/NZ Herald] Following public consultation in August and September, the first of two planned tranches of improvements to the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) have been announced. The improvements seek to provide more certainty to scheme participants and create a more effective and fairer ETS. Key announcements were viewed as improvements making the...

Govt to cap units, bring permanent forestry into ETS

[12 December/NZ Herald] The Coalition Government has announced a raft of changes to the ETS as it strengthens the scheme to utilise it as the country’s main tool to battle climate change.  The changes including putting a cap on the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), limiting the number of units that can be traded, and incorporating...