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Challenges for New Zealand's carbon market

Nature Climate Change volume 3, pages 10061008 (2013) | Download Citation

New Zealand is often seen as a leader when it comes to environmental policies, but it needs to do much more to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.

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  1. Luis Mundaca and Jessika Luth Richter are at the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics, Lund University, Tegnérsplatsen 4, 22100 Lund, Sweden

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