Talking adaptation

Talking adaptation

This year might just be the year we get serious about climate change. In this podcast, (from left) Chris Cameron – Researcher and Scientist at Bodeker Scientific, Andrew Tait – Principal Scientist at NIWA, and Dave Cull, President of Local Government NZ and Mayor of Dunedin, join host Scott Willis of Blueskin Resilient Communities Trust on OurRead more about Talking adaptation[…]

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[…]

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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