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The New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme evaluation report 2016

This report presents the findings of the Ministry's evaluation of the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme’s (NZ ETS) short-, medium- and long-term performance. The purpose of the evaluation is to gain a greater understanding of the impacts of the NZ ETS. It is a first step towards implementing a complete monitoring and evaluation plan for the NZ ETS.

This report presents the findings of the Ministry's evaluation of the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme’s (NZ ETS) short-, medium- and long-term performance. The purpose of the evaluation is to gain a greater understanding of the impacts of the NZ ETS. It is a first step towards implementing a complete monitoring and evaluation plan for the NZ ETS.

This report is one of three technical notes provided to support submissions for the NZ ETS review 2015/16 on the following priority issues:

  • removing the one-for-two transitional measure
  • managing the costs of removing the one-for-two transitional measure.

It may also be of relevance to other issues.

For the other two technical notes supporting priority issues see related publications below.

Submissions for Consultation for the NZ ETS review 2015/16 closed on 19 February 2016.

Supporting Documents