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8 May 2019

Christchurch Airport supporting action on climate change

Christchurch Airport, as a member of the Climate Leaders’ Coalition, supports the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill announced today.

Chief Executive Malcolm Johns says the airport company recognises the Paris agreement and supports establishing an independent Climate Change commission and targets enshrined in law.

He says the Bill delivers those things.

"We of the businesses ambitious for action on climate change," he says. "We are already acting and by October we will have reduced direct airport company emissions by 90 per cent."

Click here to read the Prime Minister's media release.