Seeing climate change through Covid-19

Jo Hendy, Chief Executive of the Climate Change Commission, sees hope for addressing climate change from New Zealand’s response to the COVID-19 crisis.

“Reaching net zero is possible. It just involves developing a collective new normal,”

“We are a country of innovators and problem solvers, and a close connection to our environment is part of our national identity. Responding to COVID-19 gives us a unique chance to accelerate New Zealand’s work to meet our climate goals.”

“We have generations of New Zealanders calling for changes to how our country functions to address climate change.”

Read the full article published in the July 2020 IPANZ Journal