A Zero Carbon Act for New Zealand

A Zero Carbon Act for New Zealand

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26 April 2018 from 12.30 pm - 1.30 pm 26th Apr 2018 12:30pm 26th Apr 2018 1:30pm

Venue: Rutherford House, lecture theatre 2

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Simon Upton, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment

In this lecture, Mr Upton will discuss his recently released report A Zero Carbon Act for New Zealand. In the report, the Commissioner gave detailed advice to Parliament on plans for a UK-style Zero Carbon Act and independent Climate Commission – a system advocated by his predecessor, Dr Jan Wright. The Commissioner made nine recommendations on what he sees as some of the more critical elements in the formation of the legislation and the ensuing Climate Commission.

Speaker: Simon Upton was sworn in as New Zealand’s fourth Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment in October 2017.