In this Dec. 4, 2018, photo, New Zealand's Climate Change Minister James Shaw poses in Wellington, New Zealand. New Zealand has set itself apart from neighboring Australia by declaring climate change a top priority. But despite some lofty goals, greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise in the South Pacific nation and could do so for years to come.
In this Dec. 4, 2018, photo, New Zealand's Climate Change Minister James Shaw poses in Wellington, New Zealand. New Zealand has set itself apart from neighboring Australia by declaring climate change a top priority. But despite some lofty goals, greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise in the South Pacific nation and could do so for years to come. Nick Perry AP Photo
In this Dec. 4, 2018, photo, New Zealand's Climate Change Minister James Shaw poses in Wellington, New Zealand. New Zealand has set itself apart from neighboring Australia by declaring climate change a top priority. But despite some lofty goals, greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise in the South Pacific nation and could do so for years to come. Nick Perry AP Photo