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New Zealand Approves Landmark Climate Legislation Aimed at Zero Carbon Emissions

HeadlineNov 07, 2019

The New Zealand Parliament has approved landmark climate legislation that commits New Zealand to zero carbon emissions by 2050. This is New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern: “Our world is warming, and so therefore the question for all of us is: What side of history will we choose to sit on in that moment in time? I absolutely believe and continue to stand by the statement that climate change is the biggest challenge of our time. And for us here in Aotearoa, New Zealand, that means for this generation this is our nuclear moment.”

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