Te Tai Tokerau Climate Action Declaration

WE, THE PARTICIPANTS AND SUPPORTERS OF THE TE TAI TOKERAU CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION CONFERENCE, WHANGAREI, 8-9 JUNE 2018:

a. Believing wholeheartedly that climate crisis is the most serious, potentially existential , threat of our Time for Te Tai Tokerau and all of humanity;

b. Deeply appreciating the compelling science demonstrating that climate crisis is man-made, and therefore that we bear the responsibility to mitigate its worst effects; and

c. Greatly inspired by the “Drawdown” project – “the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming”:-
CALL FOR A PROGRESSIVE WHOLE OF SOCIETY RESPONSE TO CLIMATE CRISIS TO BE ACTIONED WITH ALL DUE HASTE , INCLUDING:

  1. Full commitment across all civil society in Te Tai Tokerau to the development of ambitious, effective climate crisis mitigation and adaptation strategic planning, and its urgent implementation;
  2. Good faith , lively engagement with Te Tai Tokerau leadership in this space by central and local government – especially by the Climate Change Minister and related Agencies – business and industry , and other key actors in the private and public sector; and, in particular
  3. Meaningful support and resourcing by the Government and Business and Industry sectors for the realization of our Te Tai Tokerau climate crisis response plans.

 

If you support our stand on climate change, please leave a comment below and spread this message on social media.

2 thoughts on “Te Tai Tokerau Climate Action Declaration

  1. Looking forward to promoting this Declaration more widely so that we get more signing up to it. I referenced it in the attachment to my interventions (submission) to the Ministry for the Environment on the Zero Carbon Bill – link to article and pdf intervention here: https://www.catherinemikenn.com/single-post/2018/07/10/Developing-meaningful-Climate-response-action-heres-hoping-politicians-will-embrace-the-big-picture. I hope others are sending their’s in too (consultation ends 19 July 2018). 🙂

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