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.
- 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.