NZ Jewish Council responds to Pittsburgh Synagogue attack
The New Zealand Jewish Council is devastated to learn of
the murder of eleven Jews at the Tree of Life Congregation
Synagogue in Pittsburgh.
An attack on Jews anywhere is an
attack on Jews everywhere. Our thoughts are with the Jewish
community, and all the people of Pittsburgh, and we pray for
the recovery of those injured, including police, who acted
bravely and swiftly to prevent further bloodshed.
continue to do all we can to fight the scourge of
antisemitism, wherever we see
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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.
Their findings show that across the country almost 700,000 people and 411,516 buildings worth $135 billion are presently exposed to river flooding in the event of extreme weather events...
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>>