Story: Economy and the environment

Cars not buses

Cars not buses

A bus makes its way unimpeded along the Northern Busway on Auckland’s North Shore, as commuters sit in a jam. New Zealanders love their cars and the country has one of the highest car ownership rates in the world. Cars are a major contributor to New Zealand’s carbon dioxide emissions.

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Eric Pawson, 'Economy and the environment - An economy based on the environment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2024)

Story by Eric Pawson, published 11 Mar 2010