NZ’s net CO2-equivalent emissions in 2011, the highest since 1990.
Percentage of NZ’s carbon dioxide emissions caused by road transport.
NZ spend on imported oil in 2012
Decline in road vehicle kilometres travelled per capita since 2005
Percentage of government funding for new transport infrastructure going to public transport and cycling
Funding for new roads
The numbers come from Generation Zero, the youth-led organisation founded to create a generation-wide movement of young Kiwis working to secure a zero carbon Aotearoa. The ‘What’s The Holdup Speaking Tour examining NZ’s potential to be fossil fuel free starts on July 15. Visit generationzero. org.nz/whatstheholdup for information.