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

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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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