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Journal Articles (Earth and Atmospheric Sciences)
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- 4Carbon management
- 3New Zealand
- 2Public sector
- 1Carbon Neutral
- 1Climate change
- 1Climate change policy
Climate change has the potential to dramatically change the world as we know, both in terms of the environment and the way in which societies operate. Public policy responses to climate change continue to evolve, with many western economies proposing mechanisms for emission reductions, for...
Managing carbon in times of political change: The rise and fall of the New Zealand Carbon Neutral Public Service programDownload
The New Zealand (NZ) government, under Prime Minister Helen Clark’s Labour-led administration, sought in 2007 to move government core organisa- tions towards carbon neutrality. In late 2008, the NZ government changed from a Labour-led to a National-led (traditionally more conservative)...
Structural challenges that contributed to the decline of the Communities for Climate Protection programDownload
In 2004 New Zealand’s (NZ) Labour-led government launched the Communities for Climate Protection - NZ (CCP-NZ) programme. Following a shift in Government leadership in 2008, from Clark’s Labour-led to Key’s National-led government, the CCP-NZ programme was discontinued. Through the narratives of...
In 2008 New Zealand (NZ) changed from a Labour-led to a National-led Government, and this resulted in a shift to Government’s carbon emission mitigation strategy, including the abandonment of the Communities for Climate Protection and the Carbon Neutral Public Service programs. Using deLeon’s...