Environment

The Kiwi bach is sinking

0 Comments 02 December 2014

The Kiwi bach is a sinking ship and taxpayers should not pay to bail you out

The Kiwi bach is a sinking ship and taxpayers should not pay to bail you out says the Morgan Foundation’s Geoff Simmons

new report from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (PCE) Jan Wright highlights the perilous status of our national institution – the seaside bach or crib.

SimmonsEndofBachThe PCE’s report is a summary of the state of the science around anthropogenic climate change as outlined in recent IPCC reports, with a focus on sea level rise.

The report looks at the state of the science via a New Zealand-centred lens.

Sea level rise is happening and it will impact coastal properties and roads during our lifetime.

It is no longer to be seen as a problem for the never, never.

Government, local Councils, insurers, banks, in fact everyone needs to start thinking about how we each will deal with this problem, because it is not going away. already on the bus, ramping up insurance premiums.

How much sea level rise?    Read more of this article HERE

Have Your Say

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

© 2017 Piha Village Voice.