Climate change could spell ‘extreme poverty’ in coastal NZ towns

Posted In Climate Change, News, Sea Level Rise

WATCH: The town that’s sliding into the sea, by Stuff NZ.


Along New Zealand’s West Coast, the shoreline has been eroding for many years, the relentless sea moves closer by the day.

Now the Tasman sea has snuck into some of the beach-front properties. Great waves flood backyards, garages have been mangled.

With rising sea levels and more intense storms likely because of a warming climate, parts of Granity will become uninhabitable…

Read Full Article And Watch Video; Stuff New Zealand (04-22-2017)

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