50 Shades of Green


50 Shades of Green Vindicated

Draft advice to Government states that planting trees to offset carbon emissions is unsustainable.

We think this is a great time to delve deeply into the conversation and we encourage debate around some assumptions within the report which we have concerns about.

Letter to the CEO of Fonterra, Miles Hurrell

Reading this week about the launch of Fonterra’s ‘Five anchor milks are now carbon zero’, we learned that this product claim would be achieved by gaining off-sets through funding a solar farm in India and a wind farm in New Caledonia.

In our opinion, the embracing of the ETS and the use of off-setting is being used simply as a greenwashing marketing tool and duping New Zealanders who perhaps don’t understand the nuance of offsetting on our country.