Environment

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1) NZ should ban the importation or farming of all genetically engineered products
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2) New Zealand has a clean green image overseas
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3) NZ is not as clean and green as many think
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4) NZ has good reuse and recycling policies
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5) The "Fart Tax" is the right thing to do
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6) Ecological taxes are a good way to make environment-damaging businesses contribute to their costs
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7) Taxes that everyone must pay, does not affect competition.
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8) NZ needs all competing nations to implement the decisions of the Kyoto treaty, so that these taxes don't affect competition.
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9) Reuse is better for the environment that recycling
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10) Manufacturers of potentially reuseable waste items (like plastic containers) should be forced to pay for the cost of collection and disposal of those items.
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11) Non reuseable or recyclable bottles should be banned
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12) There should be an environment tax on the manufacture or import of significant waste items (eg 10c on every plastic bottle, plastic bag or car tyre)
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13) High net migration is bad for the environment
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14) The Government should invest in alternative energy projects
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15) The Government should invest more in environment sustainability and education projects
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16) NZ should remain Nuclear Free
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17) Genetic Engineering should be banned in NZ
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18) Any imported products containing GE ingredients should be banned
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19) It was right for New Zealand to sign the Kyoto Protocol
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20) There should be an environmental tax on all newspapers and magazines because of the environmental cost of manufacturing paper and the short useful life a newspaper serves
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21) All NZ councils should provide curbside recycling
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22) Residential rubbish collection should be paid for by general rates, not by purchasing special rubbish bags.
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23) Summer and Winter are stranger, more changeable, and generally warmer than when i was a child. Therefore there is a global warming issue.
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24) NZ should remain Nuclear Weapon Free, but consider the viability of Nuclear Energy
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25) There should be a 20 cent levy on shopping bags at supermarkets
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26) The carbon trading scheme is a good way to make polluting industries or products pay for their environmental footprint
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27) There should be an environmental tax on aviation fuel for international flights
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