The economics of climate change

Climate change poses the biggest long-term risk to the New Zealand and global economy. No action to reduce emissions is not an option.

Often we hear from short-term “thinking” local body politicians that they couldn’t possibly sign the Climate Declaration or take action to reduce emissions because the costs could be high.  There is always some excuse for inaction on the climate crisis. Its Covid 19 , or dairy prices are too low, or rates will go up.

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