Manda Aufochs Gillespie interviewed Jessica Wegg on September 3rd
You can listen to the recording on Soundcloud
North Island Green candidate says focus of all issues must be through a climate lens
“It is out of control, and we need to make sure we are doing every single thing we can to protect people from the changes that are already present, and to prepare for them in the future,” she said. “We have to stop the bleeding.”
The Greens are best-suited to tackle the climate crisis, and is the sole federal party to renounce any expansion of the fossil fuel industry, Wegg said.
“No new oil, no new fossil fuel exploration or extraction, shutting down TMX (pipeline project), and no more fracking,” she added.