A new deal for forestry proposed by the Green Party

Delahunty, Catherine
February 2010
New Zealand Tree Grower;Feb2010, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p36
The article presents some proposals from the Green Party of New Zealand on encouraging investments in forests to boost the economy and protect the environment at the same time. According to the party, their Green New Deal package centered on forestry and forests, and shows how people could plant about 665,000 hectares of new forest over the next 10 years and generate 36,000 job-years over a decade. Also recommended by the party is the extension of the carbon capture and contract period.


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