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Why is climate change an emergency?

Human-induced climate change creates an unprecedented risk of collapse, yet government response continues to fall below the threshold necessary to avoid it. While reports from the IPCC call for ever more urgent action, they reflect the conservative end of the science. The global, irreversible nature of climate change elevates risk of loss to an unacceptable level, mandating extreme, emergency-level action. New Zealand must now lead by example.

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