A Zero Carbon Act for New Zealand

In this video, Mr Upton discusses his first report as Commissioner, in which he gives detailed advice to Parliament on plans for a Zero Carbon Act and an independent Climate Commission.

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  • The Commissioner

    Simon Upton, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment 

  • Our role

    The Commissioner’s role is unique, and quite different to the roles of government environmental agencies.

  • What we do

    The Commissioner's primary role is to give independent advice to Parliament. 

About the Parliamentary Commissioner for the environment

Simon Upton