Climate Change Adaptation Conference Photos
20-21 May 2009, Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington.
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|John Morgan, NIWA CEO opening the conference.||Hon Dr Nick Smith, Minister Responsible for Climate Change Issues addressing delegates.|
Dr Roger Jones, Victoria University, Melbourne, takes the audience through a risk management approach to climate change adaptation.
|Dr Andy Reisinger, New Zealand Climate Change Research Institute, delivering his presentation "Climate change scenarios: Global & Local."|
|Dr Robyn Dynes, AgResearch, presents various climate change modelling results for New Zealand's land-based primary industries.||Dr James Renwick, NIWA, takes questions from the floor following his presentation on climate change adaptation, energy & industry.|
|Dr Matt McGlone, Landcare Research, notes that "At [an increase of] 3oC, what we do is we remove New Zealand from the evolutionary framework it has been in. Our plants will have never been there."||Mr Darren King, NIWA, explores the climate change matrix facing Māori society.|
|Prof Philippa Howden-Chapman, Wellington School of Medicine, Otago University highlights key health impacts New Zealand and the world might expect under climate change and how we can adapt to those impacts.||Ms Paula Hunter, MWH Global, details the Local Government framework for climate change adaptation and some of the communication challenges adaptation presents.|
|Mr Nick Pyke, Foundation for Arable Research, chairs a discussion on New Zealand's land-based primary industries and climate change adaptation.||Prof Glenn McGregor, School of Environment, Auckland University, chairs the panel discussion for the Health sector on day two of the conference.|