Climate Safe Housing is a National Issue

Climate Safe Housing is a National Issue

The Climate Safe House project aims to progress new housing models to demonstrate adaptation and innovative ownership options.  This Stuff article by Charlie Mitchell Peninsula problems:a small council faces a rising sea, on all sides, shows that the need for this kind of approach goes well beyond our local community.  Many communities around Aotearoa face climate relatedRead more about Climate Safe Housing is a National Issue[…]

Launch of “Our City, Our Climate” report

Launch of “Our City, Our Climate” report

The launch in Waitati of the BRCT report “Our City, Our Climate” on Wednesday the 21st of November was an important step towards increasing community resilience and a significant milestone in our adaptation work. Talks by president of LG New Zealand and Mayor of #Dunedin Dave Cull, special guests Neville Peat, award winning author andRead more about Launch of “Our City, Our Climate” report[…]

BRANZ offers partnership in the Climate Safe House project

BRANZ offers partnership in the Climate Safe House project

BRCT is excited to announce that BRANZ has come on board to support the Climate Safe House project.  BRANZ Senior Social Scientist, Dr Casimir MacGregor, noted that the “Climate Safe House project provides an innovative and timely way to communicate building and climate science to the public through the co-creation of research that explores and providesRead more about BRANZ offers partnership in the Climate Safe House project[…]

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[…]

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