Feds want more details about latest Govt proposals on farm emissions and how to levy them – but Greenpeace is quiet

Point of Order

Buzz from the Beehive

Federated Farmers quickly released its criticisms of the latest government announcement on emissions from the agricultural sector.  Oxfam did too.

Neither organisation welcomed the news from the PM, the Minister of Agriculture and the Minister for Climate Change.

But Point of Order  found nothing from Greenpeace on the Scoop website, where Greenpeace statements usually are posted.

Back on October 11, when the government announced its previous amendments to its proposals, Greenpeace said the Government’s farmgate emissions pricing system known as He Waka Eke Noa would fail to cut climate emissions from agriculture, New Zealand’s biggest polluter.

It is unlikely the latest announcement will have appeased them- but who knows?

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