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    Push-back from the energy industry ... on the Government Emissions Reduction Plan

    Push-back from the energy industry ... on the Government Emissions Reduction Plan


    The multi-billion-dollar announcement includes trade-in and lease schemes for owners of gas-guzzling cars, and money for public transport and cycleways.

    Hundreds of millions of dollars are going into decarbonisation, and reducing agricultural greenhouse gas emissions - with money for developing green fuel and energy alternatives.

    Energy Resources Aotearoa, Chief Executive, John Carnegie says he believes policies already in place would have delivered enough reductions to meet net zero by 2050.

    He says they're looking hard for the cost-benefit analysis, and the analysis that suggests we need to do these things now -- and to date they haven't found them.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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    Rugby:
    Football Ferns coach Jitka Klimková is fielding a fresh-faced side in their two-game European tour, which starts overnight against Norway 21:49

    Living & Travel:
    A single Strike Four ticket is now worth $500,000 after tonight's Lotto draw 21:19

    Law and Order:
    The Kiwi Ferns have run riot over the Mate Ma'a Tonga women, 50 points to 12 19:29

    Rugby:
    The Black Ferns Ma have polished off another flawless day at the Oceania Sevens in Pukekohe 18:59

    Environment:
    Afghanistan earthquake survivors frantically dig through rubble in search of relatives as relief trickles in 18:39

    Accident and Emergency:
    The search for a swimmer missing in the Tasman District's Maruia Falls has ended for the day 18:39

    Accident and Emergency:
    There's been a fatal crash involving a motorcycle in Northland this afternoon 18:39

    International:
    Where abortion is still legal in the US after the fall of Roe v Wade and what the decision means for medication abortion 18:10

    Cricket:
    England batters Jonny Bairstow and Jamie Overton have resurrected their reply to New Zealand heading into the third day of the final cricket test at Headingley 18:09


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