The Auckland Climate Action Plan sets out a bold agenda to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. The changes required are profound. If you think fixing the harbour bridge is messy, wait till you try converting the majority of our cars to EVs and getting out of the gas heating business. Richard Hills is chair of the council’s Environment and Climate Change Committee. The youngest sitting councillor, Hills helped the plan get unanimous support and remains optimistic, if daunted, by the challenge and excitement of the changes ahead. He spoke to Vincent on the other side of the broken bridge.
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Read the plan here.
Read a good summary by Todd Niall here.