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Climate change: New Zealand wants action, but it's coming too slow to save our future


OPINION: When Swedish schoolgirl Greta Thunberg inspired a millennials' global movement – students striking for climate-change action to 'save the future' – she posed a rhetorical question: Why should her generation be forced to study when "the most important facts given by the finest scientists are ignored by our politicians".

Those last words of hers, "ignored by politicians", ought to be resonating with MPs, mayors and councillors everywhere who fancy getting re-elected. Read more