We work with many other brilliant organisations, big and small, to keep up the pressure for a socially fair, progressive and eco-sensitive society and economy.
Climate Change Response Strategy: In mid-2011 Government drafted a Green Paper for comment, followed in late 2011 with the final draft White Paper approved by Cabinet. EMG offered written submissions to both documents.
Carbon Tax: Treasury has mooted a carbon tax which would both change behaviour (encourage less or more efficient use of fossil fuels as well as adding income to the fiscus to be used for adaptory measures. Some elements of such a tax are already in place. Many argue that fossil fuels are already reaching unaffodable levels and a tax would be the last straw. Read EMG's 2011 Position on the Carbon Tax issues (120Kb).