Ummm, so are we going to pay this $26Billion Climate Change Fine or not?
Officials warned the Labour Government in September that Aotearoa is set to miss its Paris target commitments by 114 megatonnes of emissions by 2030, which would have to be met by buying international emissions credits at a cost of up to $26 billion, yet none of this is included in Treasury’s contingent liabilities in the Budget;
No one is talking about this $26Billion fine we are going to have to pay by not meeting our Paris target!
Labour tried to get the Farmers to support an emissions cut, but they screwed Labour and the Greens over by reneging on it leaving us with an enormous
National/ACT/NZF won’t target agricultural emissions and they won’t promote public transport, so there’s no way we will reach our target and we are going to be fined $26Billion!
Let me guess, The National/ACT/NZF Government will refuse to pay the credits to offset missing our international agreements while passing gang law that breaches human rights.
The first act of this hybrid mutant far right Government might be pulling out of international climate change obligations and goose steps towards being a Police State.
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