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 (University of Canterbury, Victoria University of Wellington, and Massey University).
"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.
The IPCC is currently in the process of preparing its 5th Assessment Report. The report will undergo multiple international reviews and will be finalised in 2013/2014.
Chapter 25 of the report by Working Group II of the IPCC will focus on climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation options for Australia and New Zealand.