The Carbon Challenge

New Zealand's Emissions Trading Scheme

The Carbon Challenge's cover
Hight res image

Print publication:

eBook publication:

Pages: 224

RRP: $39.99

ISBN: 9781877242465

ISTC: A022012000021349

DOI: 10.7810/9781877242465

Out of stock – digital edition available through ebook retailers and our BWB Collections platform.

New Zealand’s emissions trading scheme favour big farming and industrial emitters over households and small businesses, argue academics Geoff Bertram and Simon Terry.

In a plain language guide that demystifies the complex world of emissions trading, they contend that New Zealand has a wealth of options for cutting emissions more equitably – but courageous political leadership is needed.

Part of Series 21: into a new century.

Available in paperback format from booksellers and using the ‘Buy’ button on this page. For more information on these purchase options please visit our Sales FAQs page or contact us.

1. Introduction
2. Troubling Vital Statistics
3. How Did We Get Into This Mess?
4. Casting Illusions – Anatomy of the ETS
5. Much Ado About Very Little
6. ‘Let Them Eat Carbon’
7. Little Red Inconvertible
8. Agricultural Protection Money
9. The Coming Carbon Crunch – Beyond 2012
10. Where to Now?
Appendix: Government Gifting of NZUs