Albury councillors reject use of 'climate emergency' in statement acknowledging need for environmental action

Anthony Bunn
By Anthony Bunn
Updated May 26 2020 - 3:53am, first published 3:34am
Flashback: Albury deputy mayor Amanda Cohn (left) last year before a climate change rally. She lost a bid on Monday night to have her council accept the world is in a climate emergency. Eli Davern (second from right) urged the council to support the wording.

A MOTION to have Albury Council acknowledge a "climate emergency" has been scuttled after claims such language was "alarmist" and "unnecessary".

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