Ready to lead and make Wellington a zero carbon capital?
To be zero carbon means that we can balance the things we do that cause carbon emissions against the things we do that capture emissions from the atmosphere. We want Wellington to be zero carbon.Read more
If we could trap our carbon emissions in a balloon, the balloon would hold 603 billion liters, 675 times the size of the Westpac Stadium. Reducing this to nothing will not be easy, but we have to start now if we’re to stay in the “climate safe zone” scientists indicate.Read more
Wellington City is in a good position to make a difference. We believe that our advantages as a city mean this target is possible. But beyond whether it is possible - we believe it is necessary for Wellington to take action to protect our futures.Read more
Our plan to achieve the zero carbon target by 2050 will be guided by your feedback. We can’t do it alone — so what should the Council do, and what should others do?
We’ve developed a blueprint for our plan, exploring possible actions, changes to advocate for, and ways we can support individuals to change.
The community joined councillors for a live Facebook Q&A on Wednesday 1st May from 5.30pm - 7.00pm. Together we explored how we can build a future for Wellington that’s safe from the effects of climate change. Read the discussion that happened.