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The cabinet has approved a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2050, but it still plans to burn coal. The government has called its low-emission development strategy “the beginning of our journey towards ultimately reaching a net-zero economy by 2050”.

Michael Avery speaks to the minister of the environment, forestry and fisheries, Barbara Creecy; and Andrew Gilder, a  director at Climate Legal.

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