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Webcast: Sean Plunket Chairs Climate Policy Debate

Webcast: Sean Plunket Chairs Political Debate on Climate Policy

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Sean Plunket to chair political debate on board the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior : Live video WEBCAST

On board the Rainbow Warrior in Wellington today 2 April 2008 at 7:00 PM, chaired by Sean Plunket and hosted by Greenpeace, NZ politicians are to debate which party’s climate policy is most on target to tackle climate change.

A live video webcast will be available at:

  • Greenpeace Webcast
  • from 7PM - 830PM

    Images and video will be available following the debate at:

  • Greenpeace Media
  • When: 2 April 6-8.30pm Where: Rainbow Warrior, Queens Wharf, Wellington Theme: Which political party should climate change be most afraid of?

    Politicians: David Parker (Minister of Climate Change Issues, New Zealand Labour Party) Nick Smith (Environment Spokesperson, New Zealand National Party) Jeanette Fitzsimons (Co-leader of the Green Party) Hone Harawira (Environment Spokesperson, Maori Party)

    Chair: Sean Plunkett (Radio New Zealand)

    Format: 6.50-6.55: Introductions 6.55-7.20: Five minute introductory speeches by political party representatives 7.20-8.30 Questions from the chair and then the floor

    Issues to be covered are:

    • What emissions reductions target is your party willing to commit to?

    • Is your party prepared to bring agriculture into the emissions trading scheme before 2013?

    • What policies does your party have to reduce New Zealand's greenhouse gas emissions in the order to 25-40% by 2020, in line with recommendations of the IPPC?


    ENDS

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