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Ardern says New Zealand on ‘right side of history’ as MPs pass zero-carbon bill

Centre-right opposition National party throws support behind the legislation that has been applauded around the globe

Jacinda Ardern’s landmark climate legislation has passed in New Zealand parliament, with historic cross-party support, committing the nation to reduce its carbon emissions to zero by 2050 and…

  • Eleanor Ainge Roy
  • The Guardian

The climate change response (zero carbon) amendment bill passed on Thursday afternoon with the centre-right opposition National party throwing their support behind it late in the day, despite none of their…

The bill passed 119 votes to one.

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