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Treasury eyes action on cost of rising seas

Tuesday 15 Nov 16 9:00am

TREASURY is looking at setting up a working party into how much climate change-induced sea-level rise will cost the country – even if its minister doesn’t think it’s a good idea.

     Bill English
Finance Minister Bill English has so far failed to act on the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s recommendation to establish a working party on the issue, but confidential papers show that Treasury is investigating the idea.

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