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Liam Dann: Climate change real or imagined is driving massive business change
As we batten down the hatches for the tail end of yet another cyclone, it seems like a good time to think about risk.Particularly the risks posed by extreme weather events – now ranked the most serious threat to the global economy...
02/17/2018 05:00 PM
Judy Lawrence: Getting climate-change retaliation in early key to success
There has been a lot of talk about climate change this holiday season, and with good reason. Many will recall the images of severe flooding in the Coromandel, damaged roads, disrupted communities and displaced tourists."Medium-scale...
02/15/2018 05:00 PM
Satellites show warming is accelerating sea level rise
Melting ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are speeding up the already fast pace of sea-level rise, new satellite research shows.At the current rate, the world's oceans on average will be at least 61cm higher by the end of the...
02/13/2018 05:00 PM
Explained: all you need to know about tropical cyclones
Tropical Cyclone Gita hit Tonga overnight, and what's left of the system could swing south towards New Zealand and hit us next week. What are they, what drives them, and how do we forecast them? Science reporter Jamie Morton explains....
02/12/2018 12:56 AM
Ozone recovery suffers setback
The rescue of the planet's protective ozone layer has been hailed as one of the great success stories of modern environmental regulation - but last Monday an international team of 22 scientists raised doubts about whether ozone is...
02/11/2018 05:00 PM