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The Invading Sea: Coastal hazards and climate change in Aotearoa New Zealand

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`Low-lying coast is a chronically grim frontline of climate change, socially and economically, and the frontline with the most to lose.'

New Zealand's coastline is under attack. When cyclones and king tides coincide, there is double trouble at the sea's edge with erosion and flooding. Award-winning author Neville Peat investigates the multiple faces of the greatest
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Paperback, 240 pages
Published August 26th 2018 by The Cuba Press
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Emma Sea
I guess in order to have his book taken seriously, Peat is incredibly cautious about making forecasts for the future of New Zealand under the influence of climate change. He merely sets out the current effect of coastal erosion, flooding, and sea level rise on communities all around New Zealand, discusses the legislative landscape and the challenges/disconnects of councils and central government, and leaves the reader to draw their own conclusions. It's like Peat is afraid to name our future, in ...more
Libras
Apr 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
Mostly case studies of different areas of NZ threatened by rising seas.
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