scoop.co.nz 25 Mar, 2021 06:30 am

Climate Advocacy Groups Call On Government To Dump Mill Road And Give Effect To Zero Carbon Act

Climate Advocacy Groups Call On Government To Dump Mill Road And Give Effect To Zero Carbon Act
Climate change advocates have joined forces to apply for judicial review of decisions by Waka Kotahi/NZ Transport Agency and the Government to fund and build an expensive and carbon-inducing roading project, Mill Road. “Youth spent three long years campaigning ...

Today, a coalition of climate and transport advocacy groups, incorporated under the name All Aboard Aotearoa, filed a judicial review application against Waka Kotahi and the Waka Kotahi Waka Kotahi in the High Court at Wellington.All Aboard Aotearoa calls on the Government and Waka Kotahi to dump Mill Road, a proposed 21.All Aboard Aotearoa seeks for the High Court to set aside the decisions to fund and build Mill Road because they directly undermine the Crown’s commitments under the Paris Agreement and Zero Carbon Act, and because the Government and Waka Kotahi did not properly consider the greenhouse gas emissions impacts of the project.Scoop i Regional Climate Advocacy Groups Call On Government To Dump Mill Road And Give Effect To Zero Carbon Act Climate change advocates have joined forces to apply for judicial review of decisions by Waka Kotahi/NZ Transport Agency and the Government to fund and build an expensive and carbon-inducing roading project, Mill Road.

“Youth spent three long years campaigning for the Zero Carbon Act.With 9 years left to halve our emissions as required under the Paris Agreement and Zero Carbon Act, we must stop building and financing more roads.

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