Climate action

Business as usual will not protect us from the climate crisis. Together, we can cut Auckland’s emissions in half by 2030 and prepare for the impacts of climate change. See how Auckland Council is leading this transformation.

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Climate action 12 Aug 2021

Auckland Council endorses C40 fossil fuel divestment declaration

The Environment and Climate Change Committee has today unanimously endorsed the C40 Cities Divest/Invest Declaration, reaffirming Auckland Council’s policy of not investing in companies involved in the production of fossil fuels and committing to championing investments in the green economy.

Transport 12 Aug 2021

Auckland Council steps up emissions reduction efforts

Auckland Council has established a Transport Emissions Reference Group to develop options to help achieve the bold emissions-reduction targets outlined in Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri: Auckland’s Climate Plan.

Environment 16 Jul 2021

A budget for climate action

While we are investing strongly in our COVID-19 recovery, our 10-year Budget shows that we remain focused on tackling the long-term challenges of climate change.

Environment 1 Jul 2021

Sorting the plastics problem

With Plastic Free July ahead, the Prime Minister and Minister for the Environment have checked out how Auckland Council’s getting the problem sorted.

Plans / Projects 1 Jul 2021

Watercare outlines $18.5b investment plan for next 20 years

Watercare has unveiled its biggest investment programme to date, outlining how it will spend $18.5 billion over the next 20 years to maintain and develop a resilient water and wastewater network for its customers.

Environment 28 May 2021

Council releases maps of areas susceptible to coastal erosion

Digital maps showing the areas of the 3200km Tāmaki Makaurau coastline that may be affected by coastal erosion will be available on the council’s online mapping platform from this weekend.

Environment 12 Apr 2021

Auckland Council welcomes youth climate strikers' demands

Young people are justified in the urgency they are expressing, and it’s up to all of us not to let them down.

Beaches 23 Feb 2021

Prediction and planning – coastal erosion in Tāmaki Makaurau

Updated information about coastal erosion and coastal hazards is now available.