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New Zealand’s climate action plan to be research-driven

              

Draft adaptation strategy emphasises fact-based policymaking

The New Zealand government has released a draft climate adaptation plan, calling for shared action across all sectors and decisions based on science.

Under the plan, published on 27 April, data sets normally used only by specialists, such as national climate projections, would be made publicly available, and an Adaptation Information Portal would be established. This would be “a national hub of all available climate data and information. One aspect of the portal will be to collate information, including mātauranga Māori [Māori knowledge] (where appropriate), for iwi/Māori climate decisions.”

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