TCDC’s Climate Denial Foiled By Zero Carbon Bill

We saw appalling climate science denial recently from the Mayor and five councillors of Thames Coromandel District Council when they refused to sign the Climate Leaders Climate Change Declaration and commit the Council to emission reduction actions.  But the new Zero Carbon Bill introduced to Parliament yesterday requires the Minister of Climate Change to prepare and publish sector-specific policies to reduce emissions.  The local authority sector – including Thames-Coromandel District Council will, therefore, be obliged to comply with those policies and reduce their own emissions.

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