Waikato carbon negative public transport from 2027

Published on 11/06/2022 at 11:38 am.

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A radical plan to achieve negative net carbon emissions from Waikato public transport from 2027 onwards has the tick from local leaders. The goal – expected to cost between $500,000 and $900,000 a year – is objective one in the draft regional passenger transport plan 2022-2032, approved at a Waikato regional connections committee meeting on Friday.

It’s thought to be the first of its kind in the country.

The goal would be achieved through the likes of tree planting and the purchasing of carbon credits, along with a shift to zero emissions vehicles.

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