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PCE calls for action on sea level rise – expert reaction

John Kerr posted in on November 20th, 2015.

New Zealand needs to do more to prepare for the consequences of rising sea levels, warns the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment in a new report. In the report, titled, Preparing New Zealand for rising seas: Certainty and Uncertainty, Commissioner Dr Jan Wright outlines the risks posed by rising sea levels, including flooding and erosion. […]

Sea level rise – How much?

John Kerr posted in on May 8th, 2012.

Sea-level rise is coming, and planning for it is already underway, but coastal development across New Zealand relies on sea-level rise projections that are increasingly out-of-step with the latest science.  Determining how councils and governments should plan for future sea level rise will be the focus of a conference in Wellington this week. Councils around […]

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