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Environment Canterbury declares 'climate emergency'

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Newstalk ZB,
Section
News,
Publish Date
Thursday, 16 May 2019, 12:20p.m.
ECAN has now vowed to put climate change at the forefront of its decision making. Photo / File.
ECAN has now vowed to put climate change at the forefront of its decision making. Photo / File.

Environment Canterbury has declared a "climate emergency".

Climate campaigners turned out in force to see the regional council vote on the declaration.

ECAN has now vowed to put climate change at the forefront of its decision making.

It's the first regional council in the country to do so.

More to come. 

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