In 1990 New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions from major contributors totalled nearly 62 million tonnes. By 2005 the total had increased to about 77 million tonnes. This was due to a small increase from the industrial processes sector, an increase from about 32.5 to 37.5 million tonnes from agriculture, and an increase from about 23.6 to 33.5 million tonnes from the energy sector. The waste sector had reduced its contribution by about 0.6 million tonnes.
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Source: Ministry for the Environment, ‘New Zealand’s greenhouse gas inventory 1990-2006: an overview’ (last accessed 3 June 2008)