environment

Next 12 years crucial-Shaw

What New Zealand does between now and 2030 to combat climate change is more important than what occurs after that, if the country is to have any hope of helping stop the world warming by more than 1.5 degrees Celsius, Climate Change Minister James Shaw says.

“Everyone’s sweating about the 2050 target, and clearly that’s important," he said, referring to the government's target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

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