If you get the feeling that debate about climate change policy has been going on for years and years, that's because it has for some.

For millennials, it has been a whole lifetime.

The first report on climate change by a New Zealand government was commissioned in 1988, a year when David Lange was Labour Prime Minister, the first Die Hard movie was in cinemas and All Black Ryan Crotty was born.

It was a 28-page report by the Royal Society of New Zealand titled Climate Change in New Zealand.

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The most recent big deal event was the Paris Agreement

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NZ CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY