NEW ZEALAND – New Zealand is about to declare a climate emergency – here’s what that means (Praveen Menon, Reuters, World Economic Forum)

  • The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, is putting forward a motion to declare a climate emergency on Wednesday.
  • If passed, New Zealand would join countries like Canada, France and Britain in similar efforts on tackling climate change.
  • Ardern returned to power in October, after winning the biggest election victory for her centre-left Labour Party in half a century.