Stadium: Climate change benefits

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 at 6:49 p.m.
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Published on May 11, 2014

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Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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12 responses to “Stadium: Climate change benefits

  1. Elizabeth

    “The Crank”
    Jinters (with the teeth) is promoting her religion, and yes she should go to Wellington, and stay there. Quite the little public servant in the making. And we all know what we think of those sort.

    [yawn] [false science] [greenie shit]

    ### ODT Online Mon, 28 Jul 2014
    Councillor takes govt to task on rising sea
    By Chris Morris
    Dunedin city councillor Jinty MacTavish has blasted the ”complete absence of leadership” from central government over climate change, leaving ratepayers to face a possible $75 million bill to protect part of the city from sea level rise. Her rebuke came as councillors at last week’s planning and regulatory committee meeting debated a report by consultant Beca, outlining the threat posed by sea level rise to Dunedin’s harbourside and south city areas. The report suggested measures including a network of pumps and wells would be needed over the next century to protect the area, which was home to 10,000 people and $4.3 billion worth of infrastructure and property assets.
    Read more

    • That would be nice work if they (Beca) could get it. At $4.3B – might be cheaper to let the sea have its way with South Dunners.

      • Peter.

        I have heard of the idea of ‘managed retreat’ from Phil Cole. It would be worth exploring this option further. Maybe the council is already doing this?

  2. Elizabeth

    Managed retreat or walled/other defence only needed if the sea level is rising appreciably.

    • Hype O'Thermia

      I was at the beach the other day and within an hour the sea rose completely covering an area where I had previously drawn a rude picture in the sand with a stick. Yes, Jinty is correct. The sea is rising.

  3. Elizabeth

    Daaave, Jinters and GOD [for little sheep like GD the end is nigh]

    FYI Dunedin 20 (August 2014) dramatic sea rise mythologyFYI Dunedin 20 (August 2014) dramatic sea rise mythology, Doh

  4. Hype O'Thermia

    Lady Counterblast’s butler, Spasm, another raving loony played by Williams, would croak, “We be all doomed; I got a touch of the dooms!”

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Round_the_Horne

    Hope that helps.

  5. Hype O'Thermia

    [clicks heels, salutes] Pleased to have been of assistance, ma’am.

  6. Leave the ‘cajoles’ out of it. They are the dominane of ‘heavyweight’ Cr Benson-Pope.

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