Global Warming – what can we do in Whangarei?

If you are interested in information on climate change, the role of Antarctica, impacts on Whangarei and what you can do about it, please see my June 2017 school presentation.


Fig: Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC, 2017)

Larsen C shelf is breaking off in Antarctica. The 5,800 skm iceshelf is three times the size of Tenerife. This is one of the biggest ice bergs starting to drift on the oceans and contributing to sea level rise & other climate impacts.


Source: NOAA July 2017

Here are recommendations which all of us can do daily to mitigate our impact on the environment and climate:


Walk, cycle, electric transport vs. using a fossil fuel powered vehicle


Grow, buy locally, non-treated food


Save energy, use locally produced renewable energy

See overview of NZ renewables & some future possibilities.


Don’t pollute, reuse, recycle, clean up rubbish every time you see some


Upskill yourself, share with others, teach others; build better & healthier buildings


If you like to discuss and/or comment, please contact us.


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