New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern has announced there will be no further offshore oil and gas exploration permits granted

  • step taken as part of NZ's package of measures to tackle climate change

Bans future offshore oil and gas exploration

  • 31 oil and gas exploration permits currently active in New Zealand
  • 22 are offshore
  • Existing exploration and mining rights are protected

Via the Financial Times (may be gated) t

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