How we can transform Marlborough into a low carbon emissions economy? Catherine van der Meulen shares her inspiration behind Climate Action Week and her vision for the future.
It was 2019, I was boarding a flight from Europe back to Sydney and we were being packed in like sardines to the flight. At the same time, Greta Thunberg was centre stage taking the lead with Schools Strike for Climate Action.
And I thought to myself, ‘goodness, we can’t go on like this… something needs to change’. Flights are too cheap that we can travel at the drop of a hat, without even a thought, and millions of people are moving across the globe at any given time.
And in just under a year, Covid halted the world.
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