Under the weather : a future forecast for New Zealand /

Renwick, James.

Under the weather : a future forecast for New Zealand / James Renwick. - Auckland, New Zealand : HarperCollinsPublishers, 2023. - 307 pages ; 24 cm

Introduction -- PART I. THE GLOBAL -- Chapter 1. Earth’s ever-changing climate -- Chapter 2. A complicated relationship -- Chapter 3. The climate now -- Chapter 4. Keeping track -- PART II. THE LOCAL -- Chapter 5. Home turf -- Chapter 6. On our doorstep -- Chapter 7. Our big blue backyard -- PART III. THE FORECAST -- Chapter 8. Good, bad or ugly? -- Chapter 9. New Zealand’s outlook -- Chapter 10. The Pacific’s outlook -- Chapter 11. Beyond the weather -- Chapter 12. The response so far -- PART IV. WHERE TO FROM HERE? -- Chapter 13. What if? -- Chapter 14. Global action -- Chapter 15. Local action -- Chapter 16. Personal action -- Conclusion: Is a zero-carbon future possible? -- Resources.

The must-read book on what New Zealand's changing climate means for our everyday lives A warmer world will change more than just our weather patterns. It will change the look of the land around us, what grows and lives on it - including us. In this must-read book, Professor James Renwick untangles how we know what the future holds and why it matters to our everyday lives. He looks at New Zealand's increasingly frequent natural disasters, warming and acidifying waters, the creep of rising sea levels, and the ways that the changing weather will affect our agriculture, lifestyle, food security and economy. Under the Weather is a picture of a planet in danger, a reality-check on what that means for this country, and a reminder that the shape of our future is up to us.

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