Climate change is an issue that requires our attention and action. We are already experiencing its impacts, due to increased concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. The way we respond will affect everyone in Waitaha/Canterbury. 

Here we look at how the climate is expected to change in our region, the risks those changes pose to our communities and ecosystems, and our role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Climate change projections

How the climate will change in our region.

Find out more about the current state of the environment

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