New Zealand

New Zealand

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🧍‍♂🧍‍♀️ 4,822,230 🏭 Annual emissions 34.77 mt CO2 Australia and Oceania

New Zealand's Climate Change Impact


  • 🎉 Pledge net zero by 2050 (in law)
  • 🔋 82% of electricity is from renewables
  • 🍃 Uses wind power (5%)
  • 🌊 Uses hydro power (58%)
  • 🌅 Other renewables power (~18%)


  • 🚗 No pledges to ban ICE vehicles
  • 🤮 7% of electricity still from coal
  • 🛢 Electricity from oil (2%)
  • ⛽ Electricity from natural gas (7%)

Percentages rounded from 2019 data.

📈 New Zealand is rank 125 out of 195 countries for Climate Change.

How would you rate New Zealand's Environmental Impact?

Is the New Zealand part of the IEA (International Energy Agency)?

Yes, New Zealand is part country member of the IEA, working together in partnership on tackling the emerging energy challenges.

What is New Zealand's renewable vs fossil fuel energy mix?

New Zealand uses 82% energy from renewable sources compared to 17.62% energy from fossil fuel sources.

New Zealand's Climate Change Action

A list of some of New Zealand's common climate change questions.

Have New Zealand's government pledged to ban diesel and petrol cars?

Currently there are no plans by New Zealand's government to ban ICE cars, such as diesel and petrol..

Have New Zealand's government pledged to be a net zero country?

Yes, New Zealand have pledged to be a net zero country by 2050.

Does New Zealand's electricity mix still contain coal?

Yes, New Zealand's electricity does still contain coal as part of the countries energy mix.

Does New Zealand's generate nuclear electricity?

No, New Zealand's does generate nuclear electricity.

New Zealand's Climate Change Resources

National Climate Change Entity

Are you looking for your countries department for action against climate change? If so, the website below is New Zealand's dedicated environment and global warming resource. We encourage everyone to put pressure on local and national government's to put climate change high on their priority and to push forward with climate positive laws.

Climate Change Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

New Zealand's Comparison Against Countries

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