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New Zealand Passes Zero Carbon Bill

Leaders provide a model that others can copy and improve upon. Finally, one nation has formally passed a zero-carbon bill that will, by law, move its population into a sustainable lifestyle.  Here’s an article reporting about that law and some of its spin-offs. If you’ve visited New Zealand, you know that it’s beautiful, and that their people value the beauty and richness of their environment.  They live with Earth, yet sacrifice nothing in terms of their lifestyle.

Then … I’ll add suggestions about what we can do if our country has no such “official legislation.”

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Ardern says New Zealand on ‘right side of history’ as MPs pass zero-carbon bill

 

Centre-right opposition National party throws support behind the legislation that has been applauded around the globe

 

Eleanor Ainge Roy in Auckland

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The Guardian

7 Nov 2019

 

Jacinda Ardern’s landmark climate legislation has passed in New Zealand parliament, with historic cross-party support, committing the nation to reduce its carbon emissions to zero by 2050 and meet its commitments under the Paris climate accords.… Keep reading