There Is Nothing Free About Free Trade
Monday December 4, 7.30 P.M.
Gloucester Street, Christchurch)
BILL ROSENBERG Campaign
Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa & GATT Watchdog
Bill will lead discussion on the recently signed
Singapore Closer Economic Partnership, and the upcoming Free
Trade Agreement with Hong Kong.
What are the implications
for New Zealand?
CAFCA Campaign Against Foreign
Control of Aotearoa PO Box 2258, Christchurch email:
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New Reports: Flood Risk From Rain And Sea Under Climate Change
One report looks at what would happen when rivers are flooded by heavy rain and storms, while the other examines flooding exposure in coastal and harbour areas and how that might change with sea-level rise.
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There is near certainty that the sea will rise 20-30 cm by 2040. By the end of the century, depending on whether global greenhouse gas emissions are reduced, it could rise by between 0.5 to 1.1 m, which could add an additional 116,000 people exposed to extreme coastal storm flooding. More>>