Greta Thunberg has taken aim at New Zealand for what she saw as the Government’s lack of action on climate change.
In early December, Parliament officially declared a climate emergency in New Zealand – a move Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called an “acknowledgment of the next generation”.
It was a “declaration based on science”, Ardern told MPs on December 2.
But the response has irked environmental activist Thunberg, with the 17-year-old commenting in an opinion piece that described the declaration as virtue signalling with little substance.
As I have been pointing out from the beginning, this climate emergency declaration was always meaningless virtue signalling because it didn’t actually trigger any emergency powers.
Labour and the Greens rushed it through while they were under criticism from the Left that after winning an MMP majority they were just passing tepid incremental bullshit.
To counter that accusation, Labour and the Greens passed more tepid incremental bullshit.
Getting called out by Greta should outrage Green voters and Labour environmentalists because this Government is doing nothing meaningful while the planet melts.
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