Kōrero: Climate change

Wellington weather

Wellington weather

In the mid-1980s, when this cartoon was drawn, the scientific community was still split as to whether climate change was even occurring, let alone the role of human actions in any change. While for some extreme weather was clear evidence of global change, for others it was business as usual, especially in windy Wellington.

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Cartoon by Tom Scott

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Brett Mullan, Petra Pearce, Stephen Stuart, Ben Liley and Stacy Mohan, 'Climate change - Predicting future climate', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/7553/wellington-weather (accessed 22 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Brett Mullan, Petra Pearce, Stephen Stuart, Ben Liley and Stacy Mohan, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 20 Jul 2020