Climate Change Risks and Adaptation

Date:  15 December 2017

Minister's media release

New reports released today show a clearer picture of the scale and urgency we face over climate change, along with guidance on managing and adapting to the results of global warming, Climate Change Minister James Shaw says.

“It’s important that New Zealanders have a clear picture of the potential impacts of climate change so that communities, local and central government, business and other sectors of our economy can make well-informed decisions about how we build resilience and adapt,” says Mr Shaw.

The Climate Change Adaptation Technical Working Group’s Stocktake report shows the size of the task to build New Zealand’s resilience to rising sea levels, a warmer climate, extreme weather and other impacts of climate change.

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See on this website:

Stocktake report from the Climate Change Adaptation Technical Working Group

A summary of coastal hazards and climate change guidance for local government

Climate change homepage