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Gareth Renowden

A call to face up to NZ’s critical risks

A call to face up to NZ’s critical risks

A loose affiliation of New Zealand’s great and good will launch an appeal to Parliament next week, asking for a dispassionate and non-partisan risk assessment of the “unprecedented threats to our collective security” facing the country as a result of climate change, fossil fuel extraction and economic uncertainty.

Wedded to an unrealistic view of the world, where climate change is just another policy setting that can be fiddled to the advantage of supporters or to suit ideology.