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Possible effects of climate change on New Zealand
New Zealand’s entire economy and way of life are based on terrestrial and marine ecosystems that could be disrupted by climate change. If climate change continues at its current pace, or accelerates, just a few of the likely effects are:
For more information, go to the New Zealand government’s climate change website.
Globally, a few of the effects that have already been observed include:
More information can be found at the IPCC website – look for reports from Working Group II.
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