The decision to ban offshore oil and gas exploration will likely increase global emissions, officials say.
The government axed granting any future offshore oil and gas exploration licences without a formal Cabinet paper and with minimal analysis from officials, according to a dump of documents and emails from Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods.
Rod Oram looks at a new report on the economic benefits of taking climate change action and finds plenty of reasons for taking action earlier rather than later.
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