Risk frameworks need 'fundamental rethink' on climate

New Zealand’s risk and resilience frameworks need a “fundamental rethink” if communities are going to adapt to the greater potential risks arising from climate change, Local Government New Zealand says.

The country is a collection of seaside communities and they have to be better prepared for the potential risks from rising sea levels, erosion and flooding that is expected as global temperatures increase, LGNZ chief executive Malcolm Alexander says.

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