Climate change takes priority in Creecy’s budget vote debate

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Newly appointed Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy delivered her R7.5-billion budget vote statement in the National Assembly on Thursday, emphasising the socioeconomic threat of climate change, as more than two-million South Africans are directly dependent on the environment for their income. “When we take into account that each of these breadwinners supports eight to ten others, we start to understand the true significance of our natural resources to our economic and social wellbeing.”

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