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October 2007This information sheet covers the two main ways we can take action on climate change: reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, and adapt to cope better with the physical impacts. Read more
November 2007This report provides recommended emission factors to be used when estimating how much greenhouse gases will be abated from a reduction in electricity use. These can be used to assess the effects of projects that reduce electricity use, such as energy efficiency improvements. Read more
Preparing for coastal change: A summary of coastal hazards and climate change guidance for local governmentDecember 2017This document is a summary of the Ministry’s technical report, Coastal Hazards and Climate Change – Guidance for Local Government in New Zealand. It summaries the step-by-step approach developed in the guidance to help local government and others assess, plan for, and manage the increasing risks facing coastal communities. Read more
December 2017This guidance supports councils to manage and adapt to the increased coastal hazard risks posed by climate change and sea-level rise. Read more