Professor Grant Guilford (Vice-Chancellor, Victoria University)

Professor Guilford wants to see New Zealand set an ambitious target that encourages other countries to be similarly ambitious. He is concerned that without a strong negotiating position that helps rapidly decarbonise the world economy and accelerate the world-wide transition to net zero carbon economy by 2100 we will face catastrophic consequences. 

Professor Guilford's submission advocated for a target of at least 40% below 1990 levels.

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