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  •   Home > News > Politics

    Scientists say a proposal to charge farmers for their emissions is part of New Zealand's bigger reduction journey

    Scientists say a proposal to charge farmers for their emissions is part of New Zealand's bigger reduction journey


    Agriculture-led group He Waka Eke Noa's report suggests how farmers can calculate and pay by 2025.

    The sector is currently exempt.

    Ag Research Senior Scientist Robyn Dynes says the industry-Government partnership may not be perfect, but this is a positive step in the right direction.

    She says the pricing approach allows flexibility and agility... so it's the best place to start.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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     Today's News

    Cricket:
    Black Caps allrounder Michael Bracewell's continuing to reap the benefits of consistent gametime 16:19

    Politics:
    More than $10 million in assistance claims denied as Australians caught trying to rort flood support 16:09

    Rugby League:
    Cameron Ciraldo has inked a five year deal to take over as Canterbury Bulldogs head coach in the NRL 15:29

    Rugby:
    Former All Black Mike Brewer believes the Springboks underestimated the All Blacks at Ellis Park this morning 15:19

    Health & Safety:
    New Zealand has 2,618 community cases today - the lowest figures since February 14:49

    Law and Order:
    Black Caps paceman Matt Henry's been ruled out of the remainder of the West Indies tour due to a rub injury 14:49

    International:
    Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago was a 'nightmare' environment for housing classified documents, experts say 14:19

    Politics:
    A political commentator thinks bullying in Parliament is an ongoing problem 13:49

    Rugby:
    It's unclear this afternoon whether Ian Foster will be head coach of the All Blacks when they return home to face Argentina in a fortnight in Christchurch 13:29

    Soccer:
    Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has launched a scathing attack on the club after their latest dismal result 13:19


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