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Finance Minister confident climate change measures will be affordable

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Publish Date
Mon, 1 Feb 2021, 7:48pm
Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson. (Photo / NZ Herald)
Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson. (Photo / NZ Herald)

Finance Minister confident climate change measures will be affordable

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 1 Feb 2021, 7:48pm

The Government is confident changes needed to combat climate change will be affordable but understands it will cost some sectors more than others.

The Climate Change Commission has released its draft advice on how to tackle the climate crisis.

Finance Minister Grant Robertson told Heather du Plessis-Allan the costs are better than predicted.

"We're looking at slightly less than projected GDP.

When we started this process, it was talking about 5-8 percent. We're making good progress already."

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