Spotlight on: New Zealand Consults on World-First Agriculture Emissions Pricing Levy

October 21, 2022
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The New Zealand government is planning to introduce a farm-level levy on agricultural emissions from 2025 - a plan that will incentivize farmers and growers to transition to a low-emissions economy.

The proposed pricing framework, drawn from the recommendation of He Waka Eke Noa – Primary Sector Climate Action Partnership and advice from the Climate Change Commission and a world-first, forms part of the government’s wider initiatives to achieve its sustainability goals.  

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