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Council Climate News

We regularly publish a column called Climate Action, as part of an ongoing series on climate change. We invite voices from the community and other stakeholders, as well as talking about Council and Government initiatives and news.

October 2021: The most up-to-date data from Statistics New Zealand (Stats NZ) separates Nelson household and industry greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from neighbouring Tasman for the first time, allowing a greater understanding of Whakatū Nelson's emissions profile.

Click on the link to read more about >>> Understanding Nelson's emissions profile 

February 2022 : The Nelson Tasman Climate Forum is taking a strategic approach to lessen the impact of climate change, influencing others to take action and providing a home to those that are able to donate their time and energy to help influence positive change.

Click on the link to read >>> A model for a better future, by Nelson Tasman Climate Forum 

March 2022: An important part of Council’s role in responding to climate change is to provide information to our community about opportunities to access funding and grants towards renewable energy or energy efficiency.

Click on the link to read our March column which shows you how to >>> Reduce emissions and save money on your power bill 

April 2022: Mission Zero is a new initiative launched by Businesses for Climate Action, a local trust dedicated to helping businesses adapt to the challenges and opportunities of climate change.

Click on the link to read Businesses for Climate Action's Chief Action Officer Jodie Kuntzsch talking about the launch and what it means for local businesses >>> Mission Zero, a new initiative from Businesses for Climate Action

May 2022: As part of our series on climate change, Nelson City Council Climate Change Manager, Rachel Pemberton, provides insight on how by working together, we can develop solutions to prepare for the impacts of climate change.

Click on the link to read the article >>> Building a climate resilient future – together