20 May 2019

Quotes and statements in support – 2019

Kammy Cordner-Hunt

“A climate emergency declaration is kind of like a restart button for us to go into the future.”
~ Kammy Cordner-Hunt, scientist and candidate running for Independents for Climate Action Now, ICAN, Australia


 


“Declaring an emergency means absolutely nothing unless there is action to back it up. That means the government having to do things they don’t want to do.”
~ Eamon Ryan, Green Party leader, Ireland

Eamon Ryan

 


Paul Netherton

“This is an emergency. The timescales are different to those that we regularly respond to, but if we don’t act, the consequences are horrendous.”
~ Paul Netherton, Deputy Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Police, leader of the newly formed Devon Climate Impacts Group, United Kingdom

 


“Crisis is throw your hands up. Emergency is roll your sleeves up.”
~ Rachel Reese, Mayor, Nelson City Council, New Zealand

Rachel Reese

 

 

Quotes and statements in support 2016