“Mandatory climate risk reporting is a necessary first step to help us shine a light on our public funds’ exposure to unsustainable and unethical investments in fossil fuels, but reporting alone is not enough,” said 350 Aotearoa Co-Director, Erica Finnie.
“The Climate Change Commission is clear that our climate targets and policy are not up to scratch. This gives New Zealanders a clear mandate to call on the government to implement strong climate policies and regulations on our major emitters.”
The coalition of organisations working for full decarbonisation of the state sector, Fossil Free State Sector Aotearoa, acknowledges today’s announcement by the government committing to reducing state sector emissions and …
A coalition of climate justice organisations has written to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern urging her to prioritise decarbonising schools, hospitals and other state sector fixed-infrastructure within the first 100 days …
While recent announcements of government support for public sector buildings to transition from fossil fuel boilers to clean energy are welcome, more can and must be done to fully decarbonise our state sector.
350 Aotearoa applauds the government’s announcement today that makes Aotearoa the first country in the world to require the financial sector to report on climate risks. 350 Aotearoa was among a majority of submitters that called on the government to introduce mandatory climate-related disclosure during its public consultation period in 2019.