Parliament's Commissioner for the Environment has warned that plans to amend the Emissions Trading Scheme will cost New Zealand.
This week, the Government stepped back from its carbon tax commitments, revealing that agriculture and industry would wait longer before paying higher prices under our Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).
Changes to the emissions trading scheme will stop investment in forestry "carbon farming", says Carbon Farm chief executive Murray McClintock
Farmers say the media isn't giving them a fair go over changes to the emissions trading scheme (ETS).
Government decisions to leave the emissions trading scheme at current settings indefinitely means the New Zealand carbon market has been "buried in a six-foot hole," says Nigel Brunel, head of carbon and energy trading at OM Financial.
Bringing agriculture into the emissions trading scheme wasn't negotiable for the Government in 2009 but now it has walked away from the problem, Labour says.
Changes the Government has made to the emissions trading scheme (ETS) show it has lost its commitment to curbing greenhouse gas emissions, Labour says.
The Government is being accused of double standards in delaying agriculture's entry to the emissions trading scheme
The Government's move to delay agriculture's entry to the emissions trading scheme (ETS) means taxpayers are going to have to continue paying for farm pollution, the Green Party says.
The ETS was released last year, but the global recession has seen the price of carbon credits plummet, prompting the Govt to step in.
National will slow the introduction of the next stage of the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) to avoid overspending.
A review panel set up to look at the Emissions Trading Scheme has recommended the Government slows down its implementation.
The ACT Party is sticking to its guns, saying the Emissions Trading Scheme is not working and needs to be “put on ice” despite the Government saying it is working well.
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Farmers are furious at Labour's election promise to force them into the ETS sooner to fund tax credits for research and development.
Tissue maker SCA Hygiene says the ETS will benefit imported products.
The emissions trading scheme (ETS) should be changed to reduce the burden on consumers, the Labour Party says.
Everything from petrol to power and food faces price increases following the introduction of the ETS.
Companies that mislead consumers about price increases may be in breach of the Fair Trading Act.
John Key has sent a stinging message to the power companies - don't use the Emissions Trading Scheme as an excuse to price gouge consumers.
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