Exploring the issues
Explore the thinking behind our advice, and read more about issues related to climate science and our work programme.
Independent report: Climate science considerations
Read an independent short study on the science of mitigation pathwaysLearn more
FAQs: What is climate change?
Read questions and answers about the science of climate change.Learn more
The context for Aotearoa New Zealand
To achieve our climate targets we need to understand where our emissions come from, what our national and international commitments are, and what our role is in global climate action.Learn more
FAQs: The role of methane
What is the role of methane in climate change? Who decides how much it needs to reduce and by when for Aotearoa to meet its climate targets?Learn more
FAQs: Reducing emissions
We're developing advice on reducing emissions and moving towards our 2050 target of a net-zero, low-emissions Aotearoa New Zealand.Learn more
What is the NZ Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS)?
A quick introduction to the NZ ETS and how it helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions in New Zealand.Learn more