This section outlines the importance of adapting to climate change. It includes initiatives that the Ministry for the Environment and other organisations are taking to prepare for climate-change impacts on New Zealand.
Adapting to climate change
In this section
The reasons why we need to prepare for climate change impacts on New Zealand.
Roles and responsibilities of central and local government for adapting to climate change and actions for the community.
The role of the Climate Change Adaptation Technical Working Group in helping New Zealand prepare for the impacts of climate change.
Likely impacts of climate change on our coastal areas and how central and local government are preparing for these impacts.