Council, 26 April 1995

  1. That the Council acknowledge[s] that climate change is occurring and adopt[s] a precautionary approach when planning for future activities and works.
  2. That the Council when developing new policies and projects, take[s] into account the effects of climate change where this is appropriate. Policies that initiate or support activities that counter the causes and effects of those changes, are to be preferred.
  3. That the Council's response to climate change combine[s] the limitation and adaptation approaches.
  4. That the Council develop[s] transportation policies which serve to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
  5. That the Council support[s] ongoing monitoring of climate change indicators such as sea level rise, greenhouse gas emissions and carbon sinks.
  6. That the report "Impacts of Climate Change on Christchurch" be reviewed in 2008.