New Zealand passes landmark laws ensuring it will be carbon neutral by 2050


New Zealand’s PM Jacinda Ardern said legislation will tackle climate change but faced opposition from farmers over plans to decrease methane emissions.

  • Reuters
  • SBS

New Zealand’s parliament has tabled a landmark bill that will set a target of zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said  the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill is a “landmark action” on climate change.

“We know the climate is changing. People can see that,” she said.

New Zealand’s government will introduce legislation to tackle climate change, which includes a…

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