Climate change affecting us now

Climate change affecting us now

Last week, raw sewerage mingled with floodwater in Surrey Street, South Dunedin after the storm water system was overwhelmed for the second time in three years.  We are now living the predicted consequences of a warming planet, and such extreme events make the already vulnerable more vulnerable.  It is timely therefore to do a fullRead more about Climate change affecting us now[…]

In the flood zone: Towards making progress

In the flood zone: Towards making progress

For the past three months two third year Otago university students, studying sociology, have been helping us with our research for our ClimateSafeHouse project. Will and Rachael have been learning about how to gauge the public’s perception of climate change through interviews and surveys and how to help enable community based adaptation to climate change.Read more about In the flood zone: Towards making progress[…]

Adaptation and Emergency Response

Adaptation and Emergency Response

In 2006, the Blueskin Bay settlement of Waitati was substantially flooded. Here is a view of the road from Doctors Point, across Blacks Bridge towards the village on the flood plain, under flood. In the ClimateSafeHouse project we’re focusing on long term impacts and adaptation more than emergency response, but we do also work with otherRead more about Adaptation and Emergency Response[…]

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