The Zurich cantonal Council wants to declare a climate state of emergency. Other symbolic explanations, he holds little, as from today Thursday published a response.
The concept of a climate state of emergency gave the impression that the state of emergency article of the cantonal Constitution. A state of emergency requires but a serious disorder or is an immediate threat to public safety, writes the government in its response to the motions of the SP, and GLP. On the subject of climate, both of which are not to be given, therefore, the Canton could exclaim that is why no state of emergency. Also of other symbolic statements he sees.
climate-shops is not addressed as a priority
The SP and the GLP called for in their urgent Motions, in addition, that business, which could mitigate the climate change should be a priority. This, too, the government does not want to. A prioritization should be made in each individual case.
Already today the early treatment of an important business. A General preference for such transactions, he holds but does not make sense. The cantonal Parliament is discussed in one of the next meetings on the topic and decide if a climate emergency is declared or not. The business will be dealt with before the expiry of the legislature at the beginning of may, so from a bourgeois-dominated Parliament, are determined, these attempts already to Fail from the outset.
however, they Are from the new legislation, as of 6. May, treated, sees it differently. The majority of shifts in the Zurich cantonal Parliament triggered by the elections in March - could lead to to enforce the the left and the green side. The climate emergency has already been declared in the Canton of Vaud, in the city of Basel, Olten and in delémont. Not had a Chance to make this icon in Lucerne and Basel-country. In other cantons and cities corresponding motions are pending. Abroad Los Angeles, Vancouver and London, declared a climate emergency. (sda)
Created: 18.04.2019, 13:46 PM