New Zealand targets agricultural emissions in climate change bill

FILE PHOTO: A cattle farm is seen in Fernside outside Christchurch, New Zealand March 29, 2019. Picture taken March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File Photo

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s government will introduce legislation to tackle climate change on Wednesday which includes a target for cutting methane emissions from livestock by at least 10 percent by 2030. The agriculture sector slammed the bill as a threat to one of the largest contributors to New Zealand’s economy, though environmentalists say it […]

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