Media coverage: Govt announce green initiatives at Bluegreens Forum

This weekend, the National Party held its Bluegreens Forum in Akaroa, announcing a environmentally-related initiatives.

Among those announced were an emissions reduction target of 50% by 2050, the establishment of new marine reserves, a delay for some areas in having to meet air pollution guidelines, and further focus on clean tech/green growth.

Media coverage: (oldest first)

Newstalk ZB: New marine reserves created

3 News: NZ’s worst areas given longer to meet guidelines

The Timaru Herald: Big changes to air standards coming

Stuff: Future of subantarctic islands reserve

ODT: Speeding up climate change work costly

The Press: Polluted cities given time to clean up

3 News: Govt sets emissions target

NZ Herald: Drive for ‘green growth’ initiatives

RadioNZ: Govt blamed for deaths due to air pollution

RadioNZ: Govt to formalise reduction in greenhouse gases

RadioNZ: Green groups criticise environmental announcements