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Green Party Leader calls on Premier Higgs for Climate Leadership

by Amanda Wildeman
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Press release

September 24, 2019

Green Party Leader calls on Premier Higgs for Climate Leadership

Fredericton – Green Party Leader, David Coon calls on the Higgs’ government to take bold action to ensure that New Brunswickers are protected from climate change.

“I am just shocked that addressing climate change is not among the six priorities the Premier announced today. Record snow falls, massive spring floods, hurricane Dorian have had huge impacts on New Brunswickers this year.  We are seeing increasing numbers of youth taking to the streets demanding climate action, and we have a Premier who isn’t listening,” says Coon.

“World leaders are meeting this week in New York to outline the clear targets that need to be met and the concrete actions each country will take to avoid the worst consequences of climate breakdown.  In New Brunswick we have a Premier who seems to be in denial over the urgent action needed to respond to the climate crisis and protect New Brunswickers from its consequences.

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