New Zealand could be on the hook for a big bill if it fails to take measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions or ramp up the supply of carbon credits. Thomas Coughlan asks why we have been slow to increase the domestic supply of carbon credits.
DairyNZ, supported by Fonterra and the Government, has formulated a "Dairy Action for Climate Change" plan, but it is unlikely to slow down the calls from environmental groups for a cut in cow numbers, reports Lynn Grieveson.
Losing your job can be a blow, but new research shows the negative effects may drag on for years. Shane Cowlishaw reports.
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