Agricultural emissions

In 2022, the Climate Change Commission provided independent, evidence-based advice to inform the Government's decisions on how agricultural emissions should be priced.

We produced two pieces of related advice:

The He Waka Eke Noa partnership developed a proposal for pricing agricultural emissions outside of the NZ ETS. Our advice included an assessment of the progress the He Waka Eke Noa partnership has made to prepare farmers and the sector for a farm-level pricing system. 

In December 2022, the Climate Change Minister and Agriculture Minister released a report outlining the Government’s system to price agricultural emissions, after considering both the recommendations of the He Waka Eke Noa partnership and advice from the Climate Change Commission. 

In August 2023, the Government released details of its final plan to reduce agricultural emissions