Deep South National Science Challenge
Centring culture in public engagement on climate change adaptation: re-shaping the future of the NZ tourism sector
This report outlines the key findings of a research project on climate change adaptation in the specific context of tourism in New Zealand, and how understanding the interface between culture and climate change can help respond to the challenges of adaptation.
Adaptation to sea-level rise: Local government liability issues
This paper addresses the legal frameworks and rules about what local and regional councils in New Zealand can and cannot do to adapt to the coastal hazards associated with sea-level rise and climate change.
Climate change: the cascade effect
Climate change impacts and implications propagate as cascades across physical and human systems, compounding to form multiple impacts across sectors. Such effects arise because of the interdependencies between natural and socio-economic systems as they change and from feedback loops that occur between them. As such...