Moreland Council Climate Emergency Resolution

At the City of Moreland (Vic) Council Meeting on 12th September 2018, Councillors unanimously adopted a resolution acknowledging that “we are in a state of climate emergency that requires urgent action by all levels of government, including local Councils.”

Full text of the Moreland Council motion presented at Council meeting, 12 September 2018, moved by Cr Dale Martin, Seconded by Cr Oscar Yildiz and passed unanimously after debate:

Motion vii
That:
1. Council acknowledges we are in a state of climate emergency that requires urgent action by all levels of government, including local Councils.
2. Councillors receive a briefing from officers on how to best act on the ‘climate emergency’ acknowledgement and ensure this is embedded into future strategies and the next council action plan.
3. Council updates the Zero Carbon Evolution 2040 framework to embed the ‘climate emergency’ acknowledgement.