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Thames-Coromandel Council Taken to Court Over Climate Declaration Decision


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We have taken Thames Coromandel Council to court for its lack of action on climate change. Please contribute to our legal fund.

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Hauraki Coromandel Climate Action has taken the Thames Coromandel Council to the High Court over its decision to NOT sign the climate change declaration. The declaration commits those signing to local climate action plans and emission reductions. 90% of other mayors and chairs have signed the declaration.

Our ground-breaking legal case says the council failed to properly consider the science of human-caused climate change, its own policies, and the relevant law. Our group is seeking to have the decision declared unlawful and an order that it be quashed. Local councils and other agencies must be held to account for failing to act on the climate crisis.

Please donate to our legal fund and help us win this important climate case.

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  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor 1 day ago

    $20

    Good luck! Will be a great precedent

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  • Rosalee

    Rosalee 1 day ago

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    Very happy to contribute. Thanks for your mahi - keep it up!

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  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor 1 day ago

    $50

    It's pathetic and despicable that our so called leaders deny or minimise the climate crisis. Hold them to account!

    $50

  • Sue Boyde

    Sue Boyde 4 days ago

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    Political and legal action to fight climate change is even more important than personal action.

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  • Ben Grubb Tairua

    Ben Grubb Tairua 5 days ago

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    Thanks Denis for your commitment and 'bravery' on this issue.

    $100

    • Hauraki Coromandel Climate Action

      thanks we are all in this together


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This page was created on 4 Jul 2019 and closes on 4 Jan 2020.
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