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Climate-wise Smith warns of blind commitment

Wednesday 22 May 19 11:00am

Nick Smith ... don't repeat mistakes of the past

NEW ZEALAND'S political elder statesman on climate change is warning of a potential gilets jeune-style backlash against the costs of climate action.

“For those who pretend that those costs can be ignored, I ask them to look at the yellow-vest protests in France, to realise that if we are to win these arguments, we need to take New Zealanders with us,” Nelson MP Nick Smith told Parliament yesterday.

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