New Zealand moves to plug ETS deforestation loophole

Published 07:26 on June 8, 2018  /  Last updated at 07:26 on June 8, 2018  /  Asia Pacific, New Zealand  /  No Comments

New Zealand on Friday issued a public consultation paper aimed at improving the emissions trading scheme’s workability for forest-owners, plugging a loophole that has inadvertently encouraged foresters to avoid replanting for four years after harvest.

New Zealand on Friday issued a public consultation paper aimed at improving the emissions trading scheme’s workability for forest-owners, plugging a loophole that has inadvertently encouraged foresters to avoid replanting for four years after harvest.

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