New Zealand's greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets

New Zealand has several greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets.

International targets

  • 5 per cent reduction below 1990 gross emissions for the period 2013-2020
  • 30 per cent reduction below 2005 (or 11 per cent below 1990) gross emissions for the period 2021-2030.

Domestic targets

  • net zero emissions of all greenhouse gases other than biogenic methane by 2050
  • 24 to 47 per cent below 2017 biogenic methane emissions by 2050, including 10 per cent below 2017 biogenic methane emissions by 2030.

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