Time to adapt a climate strategy

It is now crystal clear that,

in New Zealand, we cannot affect either the world climate or our local climate (NZ Herald, July 17).

Therefore we should concentrate on adaption options such as infrastructure protection, moving residents at risk, etc.
The other matters that we can focus on such as cleaning freshwater, protecting soils and conserving our native flora and fauna are achievable and will help us adapt and survive but will not change our climate trajectory. The climate change issues are realistically in the hands of China, India, the US and several other big


Emissions trading



Crushing conclusion

Flyway praise

Electric consumption

High incomes

Anorexia nervosa

Climate revolution

Short & Sweet