Environment Commissioner’s Zero Carbon Act recommendations – Expert reaction

Mar 7, 2018

The new Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Simon Upton, has released his first report, containing advice for the Government on how to implement a Zero Carbon Act and establish an independent Climate Commission. The report follows on from his predecessor Dr Jan Wright’s report Stepping Stones to Paris and beyond, released in July 2017.

The SMC asked experts to comment on the Commissioner’s report. The report is available on the PCE’s website

Catherine Leining, Policy Fellow, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, Jonathan Boston, Victoria University, Bronwyn Hayward University of Canterbury, Ivan Diaz-Rainey, University of Otago comment here.