25 Jun 2013

ETS seen as not working fast enough

7:41 am on 25 June 2013

Climate campaigners fear New Zealand's programme on greenhouse gas emissions is marking time.

Academics Ralph Chapman, and Adrian Macey of Victoria University and Simon Terry of the Sustainability Council say the Emissions Trading System is failing in its task.

Climate Change Minister Tim Groser said officials are working on an emissions target for 2020 which will be ready in two to three months.