15 Oct 2021

Switches from coal burner to wood pellets criticised

From Morning Report, 8:45 am on 15 October 2021

The country is jumping in boots and all to replace high carbon coal boilers with cleaner ones powered by wood pellets.

Hospitals, schools and the country's second biggest emitter, Fonterra, are all making the switch.

But as Conan Young reports, some are labelling wood pellets as a backwards move in the fight against carbon emissions.