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Climate Change Response Zero Carbon Amendment Bill: Summary

Publication date:  May 2019
Publication reference number:  ME 1410

The Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill sets the framework for New Zealand’s transition to a low emissions and climate resilient economy. We’ve listened to New Zealanders, looked at successful international legislation and have analysed the science to develop this Bill to meet our commitment to keep global warming to no more than 1.5 degrees. This summary document sets out the key proposals in the Bill.