Budget Response from Greenpeace
15 May 2014
Budget Response from
Responding to today’s Budget, Nathan
Argent, Greenpeace’s chief policy advisor, said:
Budget shows a deficit of ambition. There is nothing in here
to back our potentially world-leading clean energy sector,
which could provide tens of thousands of jobs and give the
economy a multi-billion dollar boost.
houses are pouring money in to clean energy, and smart
governments around the world are realising this.
this Budget has instead ignored the New Zealand-grown
industries that would put this country at the heart of a
growing global industrial sector.
"A smart, sensible
Budget would have established a clean energy investment bank
to support business investment in energy efficiency and
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