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New Zealand's fourth biennial report under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Publication date:  December 2019
Publication reference number:  ME 1481

Biennial reports are released by New Zealand every two years as per our obligation to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

This submission is New Zealand’s Fourth Biennial Report and presents New Zealand’s progress towards our international climate commitments and in particular shows: 

  • our historical and projected greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and trends
  • up-to-date emissions reduction targets and progress towards those targets 
  • policies and measures in place to support New Zealand’s transition and climate change efforts, and support for developing countries in their efforts of adapting and mitigating against the rising threats of climate change.