NIWA is committed to providing the science needed to adapt to and mitigate climate change. By making informed choices now, we can reduce risks, maximise opportunities, foster climate resilience and work towards a carbon-neutral economy.
“The challenges of reducing our national greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to a changing climate are hugely important and affect all New Zealanders. The Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill provides the framework for responding to these challenges. NIWA’s role – providing research for evidence-based decision-making and science-based solutions to reduce emissions and adapt to our changing climate – is now more important than ever.”
Dr Andrew Tait, Chief Scientist, Climate, Atmosphere and Hazards
The latest climate change facts you need to know:
Marine extremes and everything inbetween is a joint conference between the Australian Marine Sciences Association and the New Zealand Marine Sciences Society (AMSA-NZMSS).
NIWA is sponsorsing prizes for the best student oral and poster presentations at the conference .
For more information about go to the AMSA-NZMSS website
The New Zealand Climate Change Centre (NZCCC) invite you to attend Sea level rise: meeting the challenge.
This conference includes keynote speakers and presentations from leading international and New Zealand based experts on coastal and sea-level rise issues.
A new post doctoral fellow at NIWA – Dr Claire Guy – is investigating the ecological impacts of ocean acidification on key Antarctic shellfish.
As the climate changes and sea levels rise, coastal communities become more vulnerable to hazards like coastal inundation and erosion. NIWA is working with coastal communities and councils on how to adapt to these impacts.