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Ministerial Portfolio

Climate Change

Minister:
Minister for Climate Change
Current Minister:
Hon James Shaw
Description: 

Responsibilities include overall climate change policy direction, including the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme and targets for emissions reduction.

Department: 

The Ministry for the Environment provides the administrative support for this portfolio, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides support for international negotiations.

Vote: 

Vote Environment

Legislation: 

Climate Change Response Act 2002

Last updated: 
Thursday, 12 October 2017

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