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Dunedin city council declares climate emergency

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The decision includes plans to fast-forward the city’s target of reaching net zero carbon by 2030, rather than 2050.Dunedin City Council has declared a climate emergency.

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The decision includes plans to fast-forward the city’s target of reaching net zero carbon by 2030, rather than 2050.

Councillors voted 9-5 in favour of the declaration this afternoon after hearing passionate pleas for action during a public forum.

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