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New Zealand to declare a climate emergency next week

27 November 2020 16:11

SYDNEY. KAZINFOR New Zealand will declare a climate emergency next week to promote decarbonization and face the effects of the climate crisis, the country’s climate change minister announced Thursday.

«We are in the midst of a climate crisis that will impact all aspects of our lives and the type of planet our children will inherit,» James Shaw said in a Thursday statement.

The minister said the declaration will be accompanied by concrete actions and will make the fight against climate change a priority for the government, which already approved an ambitious plan to reduce polluting emissions in New Zealand in the last legislature, EFE-EPA reports.

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