Written By: - Date published: 9:22 pm, January 27th, 2023 - 129 comments
Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in Auckland, leading to evacuations, power outages, and high risk warnings of sewerage on beaches.
People are being urged to stay home if safe, and stay off the roads. Please also check on neighbours and people who may be struggling especially disabled people, elderly, those on their own, and those with young children and pets.
Written By: - Date published: 1:26 pm, August 19th, 2022 - 66 comments
If we keep doing what we are doing (not acting on climate), then at some point there will just be too many of these events to keep up with. But we still have time to limit the damage and transition society.
Written By: - Date published: 12:11 pm, July 23rd, 2017 - 50 comments
What to do with all the water falling from the sky? Some choices are smarter than others.
Written By: - Date published: 8:25 am, April 11th, 2017 - 22 comments
That seems to be Bill English’s position.
Written By: - Date published: 12:14 pm, April 6th, 2017 - 43 comments
Photo from the Whakatane Beacon.
Written By: - Date published: 10:23 am, March 12th, 2017 - 62 comments
The effects of climate change are here, now, playing out in the flooded north. We should be preparing, we should be hardening critical infrastructure like Auckland’s fresh water supply. Instead of building – you know – more roads.
Written By: - Date published: 8:35 am, December 7th, 2015 - 21 comments
Heavy flooding in Chennai and the North of England is the latest in a long line of recent extreme weather events. Welcome to the Anthropocene.
Written By: - Date published: 10:28 am, June 21st, 2015 - 37 comments
All the best to those affected by the latest round of flooding.