Agricultural emissions workable solution
After careful review of the pricing options, it has become obvious to Groundswell NZ that He Waka Eke Noa (HWEN) has been shifted from its founding principle, to incentivise uptake of new technology and management, towards a broad-based tax on farming.Read our proposal
The pricing options currently proposed will allow the Government of the day to tax farmers at a price level of their choosing. If these options proceed, He Waka Eke Noa emissions pricing will not be based on agriculture’s effect on climate, but rather set to achieve arbitrary government targets, which have no basis in science.
Groundswell NZ has developed a proposal for an alternative solution which would achieve the majority of the expected emission reductions with a fraction of the cost.