Oram: There’s easy ways and hard ways
How will New Zealand get to carbon neutral? Planting trees is obvious, but may be the easy way out. Changing land use should be in the mix too, including reducing stock numbers. Rod Oram surveys the options.
Simon Upton, the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, is worried we’ll take the easy way out on climate change: we’ll plant too many trees to make up for our inadequate reductions