Climate goals need leadership and commitment

An article from Infrastructure News.

Auckland Council was involved in a legal case against All Aboard Aotearoa (AAA), which asked for a judicial review of the Council Planning Committee’s decision to endorse Auckland Transport’s Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP).

The RLTP aims for a mere one percent reduction in transport emissions by 2031, conflicting with the 64 percent reduction required by the Council’s Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri: Auckland’s Climate Plan.

CCO Review found that the Planning Committee had the right not to endorse the RLTP, yet they did not exercise this right.

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