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The nuts & bolts of climate change

The nuts & bolts of climate change

“Don’t listen to me. Listen to the science” – Greta Thunberg

“Don’t listen to me. Listen to the science” – Greta Thunberg

The story of climate change is full of drama, mystery, and intrigue. It begins billions of years ago, involves massive impacts from comets, continents smashing into one another, Earth’s wobbly orbit around the sun, and of course, people—heroes and villains and everyday people of all ages. Who knew what, when? What’s causing it today? Where’s the evidence? How will it affect us here in Aotearoa? And how is the world and New Zealand responding?

People have been trying to unravel the mysteries of climate change for more than 150 years. Their journeys from Antarctica to Siberia, the deepest oceans to the upper atmosphere, and the far more treacherous realms of power, corruption and greed,
are quietly embedded in this ‘nuts & bolts’ section of the website,
told in four parts (plus a section on innovation) set out below.
Because Earth systems are complex and interlinked, some pages are in more than one section. For example, changing ocean currents are evidence of climate change, contribute to the causes, and have profound impacts on everything sea levels and weather to oxygen and food production.

But it’s not all doom and gloom! The second part of this website is about ‘Nature based solutions‘ in two parts:

1. Our native ecosystems, explaining their vital role in mitigating climate change

2. Our places: how Cantabrians are protecting and restoring our native ecosystems and why this helps us all become climate resilient.

We would love to hear about your projects or work you are involved with so that we can include it here. Please contact manager@braid.org.nz

The story of climate change is full of drama, mystery, and intrigue. It begins billions of years ago, involves massive impacts from comets, continents smashing into one another, Earth’s wobbly orbit around the sun, and of course, people—heroes and villains and everyday people of all ages. Who knew what, when? What’s causing it today? Where’s the evidence? How will it affect us here in Aotearoa? And how is the world and New Zealand responding?

People have been trying to unravel the mysteries of climate change for more than 150 years. Their journeys from Antarctica to Siberia, the deepest oceans to the upper atmosphere, and the far more treacherous realms of power, corruption and greed, are quietly embedded in this ‘nuts & bolts’ section of the website, told in four parts (plus a section on innovation) set out below. Because Earth systems are complex and interlinked, some pages are in more than one section. For example, changing ocean currents are evidence of climate change, contribute to the causes, and have profound impacts on everything sea levels and weather to oxygen and food production.

But it’s not all doom and gloom! The second part of this website is about ‘Nature based solutions‘ in two parts:

1. Our native ecosystems, explaining their vital role in mitigating climate change

2. Our places: how Cantabrians are protecting and restoring our native ecosystems and why this helps us all become climate resilient.

We would love to hear about your projects or work you are involved with so that we can include it here. Please contact manager@braid.org.nz