Revealed: details of 2030 targets in new carbon budgets

Energy, transport and housing all face large targets to cut emissions under terms of new carbon budgets

17th October, 2021
Revealed: details of 2030 targets in new carbon budgets
The coalition is preparing to sign off on sectoral carbon budgets as part of its climate action plans. Picture: Getty

The electricity sector will have to cut its emissions by up to 80 per cent while agriculture faces an emissions cut of at least 21 per cent, under the terms of new carbon budgets due to be signed off by the government, the Business Post can reveal.

The coalition is preparing to sign off on sectoral carbon budgets, which set out a ranged limit on the amount of greenhouse gases each sector can emit over...

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