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$840 MILLION: What climate change has cost us

Thursday 11 Oct 18 12:00pm

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CLIMATE CHANGE has cost New Zealand at least $840 million over the past decade – prompting warnings at a business conference that adaptation to now-unavoidable impacts could cost more than cutting emissions.

The figure is in a Treasury-commissioned report by Victoria University and the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research.

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