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The Prime Minister’s former Chief Science Advisor has provided a valuable contribution to the discussion on how to handle agricultural greenhouse gas emissions with the release of his report on this issue, says the Minister for Climate Change.

The Minister for Climate Change, James Shaw, is travelling to California tomorrow to present New Zealand’s plans for action on climate change and to gather the latest research and work elsewhere in the world to help us address the issue at home.

The Productivity Commission’s final report on the opportunities and challenges for New Zealand becoming a low-emissions economy makes clear that action is needed now, says the Minister for Climate Change.

The Government welcomes the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s research into the impact on global warming from New Zealand’s livestock methane emissions which has been released today.

A helping hand for busy farmers is at the heart of a new service launched today to spread skills and knowledge across the primary sector, say Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor and Climate Change Minister James Shaw.

Forestry Minister Shane Jones and Minister for Climate Change James Shaw have today opened consultation on improvements to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS); New Zealand’s main tool for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Tena koutou katoa and, because it’s Cook Islands language week, kia orana.

Welcome.

I am very pleased to be in Fiji, and to be speaking with you here today at the University of the South Pacific.

The Minister for Climate Change says he will be reinforcing that urgency and ambition are needed regarding action on climate change as a Pacific conference gets underway tomorrow in Fiji.

The Government’s plan to introduce a new Zero Carbon Bill has brought thousands of people together to discuss how we address climate change.

The Minister for Climate Change strongly welcomes the commitment by the new Climate Leaders Coalition of 60 businesses to cutting their greenhouse gas emissions and leading the way to the low-carbon economy.

The Minister for Climate Change has congratulated the One Planet Sovereign Wealth Fund Group for its new Framework offering guidance on long-term investment and asset ownership in relation to climate change.

Minister for Climate Change, James Shaw, will travel to Singapore and China this week for climate change discussions with regional Ministerial counterparts.

The Minister for Climate Change has welcomed dairy processing company Synlait’s sustainability strategy.

Minister for Climate Change James Shaw has welcomed the ‘Declaration for Ambition’ on climate change, signed by the High Ambition Coalition group of countries.

Forestry Minister Shane Jones and Climate Change Minister James Shaw have released a consultation paper proposing 12 improvements to forestry regulations in the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZETS).

Let’s Talk About The Weather

After all the rain we’ve had over the last few days, it’s easy to forget what an incredible summer we had this year.

The Minister for Climate Change has welcomed WWF-New Zealand’s Open Letter offering its congratulations on the Government’s goal of getting the country to net zero emissions by 2050.

Proactively planning how we can adapt to climate change urgently needs to weave into the work of every organisation, at every level, in every sector of New Zealand if we hope to adapt to the effects of climate change, says a group of climate change adaptation experts.

Tēnā koutou katoa.

When I was asked for my summary of the Budget yesterday, my answer was that it lays foundations for the future.

A new insulation programme will make Kiwi homes healthier and support families’ wellbeing, Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods and Climate Change Minister James Shaw announced today.

Budget 2018 invests in projects to build sustainability, productivity and resilience across the primary sector as the Government works alongside farmers and rural communities to provide leadership on some of New Zealand’s most pressing issues, say Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor and Climate Change Minister James Shaw.

Budget 2018 marks a significant step in our plan to transition to a net-zero-emissions economy by 2050, says Climate Change Minister James Shaw.

Thank you for the opportunity to speak at the Energy Management Association's conference this morning.

And congratulations on your 25th anniversary.