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NZ Climate Change Benefits Include Better Health, Quieter Streets, Cleaner Water

NZ Climate Change Benefits Include Better Health, Quieter Streets, Cleaner Water
Wellington - Government must encourage the benefits that come from climate change action, including health improvements, quieter streets, cleaner water and increased biodiversity through more native forests, He Pou a Rangi, the NZ Climate Change Commission ...

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It is worth noting that many of these workers have important skills that will be valuable in other sectors and new industries, Dr Carr says.“At the same time, taking action to meet the budgets is also likely to result in new jobs in other sectors and new industries, such as supporting and deploying new technologies.

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