2 Dec 2020

Govt declares national climate emergency

From Checkpoint, 6:16 pm on 2 December 2020

The government has declared a national climate emergency, acknowledging the urgency required to tackle the global crisis.

Its critics call the motion a mere "marketing stunt" but the Prime Minister says it will be accompanied by concrete action, and the public sector will act first.

Here's our deputy political editor Craig McCulloch.