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Jenny Coatham is currently completing a conjoint bachelor of laws/ bachelor of arts (majoring in politics) at the University of Otago. She has been an active member of Generation Zero for the past two years, and is currently a leadership team member in Dunedin.
As parliament voted all but unanimously to pass the Zero Carbon Bill into law last week, climate change minister James Shaw credited Generation Zero for its very existence. Here, Jenny Coatham explains how the youth-led climate action group pulled off such a monumental task.