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New Zealand declares a climate change emergency


  • New Zealand has declared a climate change emergency & committed to a carbon-neutral govt by 2025, in what the PM Jacinda Ardern called “one of the greatest challenges of our time”.
  • A motion tabled in parliament recognised “the devastating impact that volatile & extreme weather will have on New Zealand & the wellbeing of New Zealanders, on our primary industries, water availability, and public health through flooding, sea-level rise, and wildfire”.