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Government snubs MP's climate change motion

Thursday 29 Jun 17 9:00am

THE GOVERNMENT is refusing to support a motion acknowledging that a third of the world’s population is now exposed to deadly heatwaves because of climate change.

 Aupito William Sio
Its decision comes as top climate experts – including former United Nations climate secretary Christiana Figueres – warns the world has just three years to curb emissions, and the New Zealand Government itself is taken to court by a law student for not doing enough to combat climate change.

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