The New Zealand delegation at UN climate talks in Bonn is embarrassing the country by outing us as laggards, says Greenpeace.
New Zealand’s revised emissions trading scheme is an insult to New Zealand’s environmental reputation and sends a clear international message that we’re not serious about tackling climate change, says Greenpeace.
New Zealand’s highly conditional emissions reduction target of 10-20 per cent has been strongly criticised by the head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) , Dr Rajendra Pachauri.
Greenpeace has welcomed the New Zealand Government’s admission that developed countries as a whole must cut emissions by close to 40% by 2020.
The Government cannot expect its emission reduction target range to go down well internationally, says Greenpeace.
Focusing only on the costs of emission reductions is the wrong approach, says Greenpeace in its submission to Government on a 2020 emissions reduction target. (1)
A 40 per cent by 2020 emission reduction target for New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions is not a “Greenpeace target”, the organisation said today.
New Zealand should be ashamed of itself infront of its Pacific Island neighbours, Greenpeace said today, as UN climate talks wrap up in Bonn, Germany.
As the Wilkins ice Shelf draws closer to collapse in Antarctica (1), the New Zealand Government continues to contribute absolutely nothing towards progress on a climate deal in Bonn.
New Zealand must make deeper and faster cuts in its greenhouse gas emissions than previously thought, Greenpeace warned today, ahead of the first of the year’s global climate talks which begin in Bonn (1) over the weekend.
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