Aug 27, 2008

Is NZ First About To Betray Its Supporters

NZ First is exactly where it wants to be, in the role of king maker over the ETS. Will he, won't he? In the spotlight, taking attention away from corruption allegations and the work of the privileges committee. But can NZ First actually support this bill? This is the policy NZ First was elected on last elected

only proceed with the implementation policies for the Kyoto protocol (aimed at reducing certain greenhouse gas emissions) to ensure they are in harmony with those of our major trading partners, and once a coherent plan has been formulated to allow the appropriate targets to be reached;

The proposed NZ scheme is very different even from the Australian scheme. China is our third largest trading partner. What is its scheme??