National believes New Zealand must do its fair share to reduce carbon emissions. That's why the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) is going ahead.
The ETS balances our economic opportunities with our environmental responsibilities.
The Government is continuing to monitor international developments. Next year we'll have a formal review of the ETS.
The Farmers Weekly
Dear Editor ,
The following appeared in the NZ Herald on 5 September 2003. This protest was applauded by farmers and other New Zealanders alike. Have you considered a similar protest against the ETS which will seriously impact on our farmers and their profitability as well as households the length and breadth of New Zealand.
Obviously a protest would not be possible under the present regime.
Dear Prime Minister
Good Afternoon, Mr Prime Minister,