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  •   Home > News > Local Politics

    Wellington regional councillors are ready to prove their climate emergency declaration isn't just a statement

    Wellington regional councillors are ready to prove their climate emergency declaration isn't just a statement


    They unanimously passed the move this morning - with an action plan to back it up.

    It includes a Council target of becoming carbon neutral by 2030.

    Councillor Sue Kedgley says they don't want the accusations of hypocrisy faced by other councils.

    She says it's not a hollow gesture and they've committed themselves to an ambitious programme of action.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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