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Clean green NZ falls behind Australia on climate change

Newly released figures on nine countries and regions show New Zealand’s greenhouse gas pledges are the second-weakest. Only Canada will take a less ambitious goal to the United Nations December climate change conference in Paris, according to a table by independent think-tank The Climate Institute. Victoria University climate change scientist James Renwick said it was disappointing to see New Zealand could not even match the commitment of Australia, let alone the European Union’s goal to cut 40 per cent from its emissions by 2030.

Available at: http://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/climate-news/71067143/clean-green-nz-falls-behind-australia-on-climate-change.html 

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