Climate report: “Extreme Risk” to New Zealand

Climate Sigma managing director Belinda Storey, one of our PhD researchers, is interviewed in this piece by the NZ Herald on the release of the first National Climate Risk Assessment.

"While the report looks at climate out to 2100, by applying an engineering lens, the assessment could bias the national adaptation plan to solutions that reduce short-term risk only," said Storey, who also oversees Whakahura: Extreme Events and the Emergence of Climate Change Programme.

Read the full article at the NZ Herald.

Sandy beach with rocks to the left going into the ocean, hills and sunrise in the distance. Clear blue sky over Wellington's South Coast.
Wellington South Coast