This week Jemima speaks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about what the party has in store for the next few months. They discuss the reopening of the Napier-Wairoa railway, the Emissions Trading Scheme changes and the cannabis referendum.
With the well-being budget set to be announced on Thursday, Jemima speaks to Green Party co-leader, James Shaw, about his thoughts about the new budget focus. They discuss Statistics New Zealand's well-being indicators and how they will be incorporated into the budget.
With the recent introduction of the Zero Carbon Bill in parliament and reforms to the Emissions Trading Scheme, Jemima spoke to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about climate policy. They began by discussing the Emissions Trading Scheme, the affect of New Zealand's climate policies on the Pacific and the cannabis referendum.
This week for our segment with the Green Party Jemima speaks to co-leader James Shaw about the effect of international tourism on greenhouse gas emissions. James also talks about his thoughts on the government's response to the working tax group's recommendation.
Recently Simon Upton, the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, released a report on climate change outlining his recommendations for a redisgned Emissions Trading Scheme. Jemima speaks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about the report and asks what his vision of a new Emissions Trading Scheme is.
This week for our regular segment with the Green Party Jemima speaks to co-leader Marama Davidson. They discuss the government's role in responing to the terrorist attack in Christchurch and whether New Zealand can expect to see a real legislative change. They also talk about the Schools Strike for Climate Action that took place hours before the attack and what that means for climate policy in Aotearoa.
This week Jemima speaks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about a number of topics. They begin by discussing James' support for the government's crack down on tax evasion and what a new capital gains tax could mean for New Zealand. They also briefly discuss the Green Party Summer Policy Conference and the School Strike for Climate.
Over the weekend the Green Party announced their new members bill, the Electoral Strengthening Democracy Bill. The bill focuses on a number of measures that will improve democracy in New Zealand. Jemima spoke to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about the new bill and why it is so important.