Right now, the government is deciding what to fund in its 2022 Budget and what policies to include in the Emissions Reduction Plan. We can use this court action to send a powerful message about why keeping to 1.5 degrees is so important, and what the people in government’s decisions will mean for communities on the frontlines of climate change.
Thank you to everyone who requested postcards, these will be making their way to you shortly!
Sending an email is also a powerful action! These are the email addresses to send them to:
Here’s some guidance on how you could structure your email:
Dear [politicians title],
The Lawyers for Climate Action court action shows how far away New Zealand’s proposed climate action is from what the science says is needed by 2030 to keep global heating to 1.5C.
This matters to me because…
[insert your case for keeping warming to 1.5 degrees]
Please include these policies in the Emissions Reduction Plan and Budget 2022: