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NSW climate change policy framework 2.4 MB

The aim of this policy framework is to maximise the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of NSW in the context of a changing climate and current and emerging international and national policy settings and actions to address climate change.
The framework:

  • defines the NSW Government’s role in reducing carbon emissions and adapting to the impacts of climate change
  • sets policy directions to guide implementation of the framework
  • commits NSW to achieving aspirational long-term objectives of net-zero emissions by 2050 and to help NSW become more resilient to a changing climate
  • sets out next steps for implementation.
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