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We campaign for smarter transport, liveable cities and independence from fossil fuels by lobbying government, business and other actors to advance climate change action.
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This morning, the Government announced how they were allocating $8 billion in infrastructure spending across Aotearoa. Ana Renker-Darby and David Robertson from Generation Zero in Auckland share their comments.
A School Strike for Climate Action was held in Auckland’s Aotea Square on Friday March 14 with an incredible turn out of around 5000 students and supporters to gather, chant, listen and ultimately march down Queen Street.
The students expressed their dissatisfaction with the NZ Government’s track record on climate change.
Generation Zero Launches Election Scorecards
Youth Climate Change group Generation Zero have launched online scorecards for council and mayoral candidates across the country.
Youth organisation Generation Zero has welcomed today’s announcement by the Government to ratify the Paris Agreement by the end of the year, but reiterated that New Zealand needs a Zero Carbon Act to live up to the agreement.
“Ratifying the Paris Agreement is one thing, but the real test is the actions New Zealand commits to,” said campaign spokesperson, Lisa McLaren.
Generation Zero response to the Unitary Plan Passing
Today the Auckland Council governing body finalized the Unitary Plan, the end of a five year process to create a new rulebook for the next 30 years of housing in the city. It will be notified Friday.