New Zealand Climate Change Centre
The New Zealand Climate Change Centre (NZCCC) is a joint initiative by New Zealand’s Crown Research Institutes and three universities (Massey University, the University of Canterbury, and Victoria University of Wellington).
"To enhance the capacity of New Zealand, both domestically and in partnership with other countries, to anticipate, mitigate, and adapt to climate change."
"Collaboration to develop, communicate, and apply science-based solutions to climate change-related issues."
Here you will find:
- information about climate change
- NZCCC activities & outputs
- current research being carried out by NZCCC member organisations
- information about climate change-related events going on around New Zealand.
On Friday 11 October Working Group I Co-chair Thomas Stocker was joined by other New Zealand lead authors at a Stakeholder Workshop at the Royal Society of New Zealand to present highlight's and discuss key findings from the recently approved 'Physical Science Basis' Fifth Assessment Report. Further information including a video of the entire session is available here.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Working Group I Report Summary for Policymakers and Assessment Report is now available at the dedicated IPCC website.
This report assesses "The Physical Science Basis" of climate change. Other IPCC Fifth Assessment Reports covering "Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability" (Working Group II) and "Mitigation" (Working Group III) will be accepted in March and April 2014 respectively.