Climate Change Commission CE looks at climate action journey
Climate Change Commission Chief Executive, Jo Hendy, shares her insights on 30+ years of climate action highs and lows, and how that brought the CCC to deliver the first advice.
She says on 31 May 2021, He Pou a Rangi Climate Change Commission delivered its first advice to the Government. It was less than 18 months since the Commission was established.
The result of just 18 months of work? Definitely not.
It has been 33 years since the International Panel on Climate Change was established in 1988; 24 years since the Kyoto Protocol was adopted; 13 years since Aotearoa implemented its Emissions Trading Scheme; six years since the Paris Agreement.