Last week Auckland City passed the Auckland Climate Action plan – a bold commitment to halve emissions by 2030. The plan puts into action Auckland’s City’s declaration of a climate emergency and sets it on a path to zero emissions by 2050.
So how will it get there? What’s got to start? And stop? And what does it mean for business and the citizens? For answers, Vincent was joined Dr David Hall co-chair of the independent advisory group of the ACAP and by Jenny Cooper QC the president of Lawyers for Climate Action NZ.
Hear the Podcast Here:
Read more about the Auckland Climate Action here:
Useful summary: from Our Auckland
Transport implications: Todd Niall in Stuff
Budget implications: Simon Wilson in NZ Herald
The Action Plan itself: Read it and whoop
About our guests
Jenny Cooper QC is the president of Lawyers for Climate Action NZ.
Dr David Hall is a senior lecturer at AUT and at the Policy Observatory. He was the co-chair of the independent advisory group of the ACAP.