Low-emissions economy

Low emissions economy - issues paper

The Productivity Commission has published an issues paper for its inquiry into transitioning to a low-emissions economy. Read the media release.

The issues paper aims to assist individuals and organisations to participate in the inquiry. It outlines the background to the inquiry, the Commission’s intended approach, and the matters about which the Commission is seeking comment and information.

The paper contains specific questions to which responses are invited. Submissions are due by 2 October 2017.

The inquiry will identify options for how New Zealand could reduce its domestic greenhouse gas emissions and transition towards a low emissions future, while continuing to grow incomes and wellbeing. The terms of reference is available below.