Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/205393
Year of Publication: 
1997
Series/Report no.: 
New Zealand Treasury Working Paper No. 97/01
Publisher: 
New Zealand Government, The Treasury, Wellington
Abstract: 
This paper contributes to the debate on how New Zealand should meet commitments under the Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC) to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. It is a technical paper, setting out how a carbon charge could be implemented, if the Government were to decide to do so. The release of the paper should not be read as a commitment by the Government to the introduction of a carbon charge as it has decided to defer until early 1998 a decision on whether a low-level carbon charge or some other method of reducing greenhouse gas emissions should be introduced. There are a number of options available to New Zealand to meet our climate change commitments. A carbon charge is only one of them. The Government remains committed to voluntary agreements by industry to reduce emissions in the meantime.
Creative Commons License: 
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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