Posts Tagged ‘floods’

Thoughts are with Edgecumbe

Written By: - Date published: 12:14 pm, April 6th, 2017 - 43 comments


Photo from the Whakatane Beacon.

There are no surpluses

Written By: - Date published: 9:48 am, March 14th, 2017 - 38 comments

There are no surpluses in NZ right now, not in any real sense. There is only debt, negative externalities and deferred costs.

Climate change, weather bombs, and the infrastructure that we need

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.

More flooding

Written By: - Date published: 10:28 am, June 21st, 2015 - 37 comments

All the best to those affected by the latest round of flooding.

Flooding

Written By: - Date published: 12:37 pm, June 23rd, 2013 - 86 comments

Noticed a lot of flooding in the world headlines recently? Me too. What’s up with that?

More Queensland floods

Written By: - Date published: 4:23 pm, January 28th, 2013 - 58 comments

Over the next few decades more and more countries are going to be facing a difficult question. At what point do repeated extreme weather events make previously settled regions untenable?

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