Professor of Climate Change: Why there are 'gaping holes' in commission's report

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Wed, 9 Jun 2021, 4:13PM
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Professor of Climate Change: Why there are 'gaping holes' in commission's report

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 9 Jun 2021, 4:13PM

The Climate Change Commission says the Government is making good progress in reducing carbon emissions -- but needs to step up efforts.

Its final advice to the Government has just been released.

The Commission says it's achievable and affordable to meet climate targets with existing technology - and it's cheaper to act now.

It recommends the Government up use of low emission fuels, and install electric vehicle-charging infrastructure.

It also highlighted the importance of phasing out coal boilers, and the need for more research on reducing agricultural methane emissions.

Professor of Climate Change at the University of Victoria David Frame joined Simon Barnett and Phil Gifford on what the commission has got right and wrong about climate change concerns in the country.

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