These green infrastructure projects would leave New Zealand more resilient than it was, thereby reducing future liabilities from climate-related damage. DOMINICO ZAPATA/STUFF A community finance programme could provide funding for local resilience and biodiversity projects, such as tree planting. Ciara Pratt Wetlands restoration projects could provide new jobs in the wake of Covid-19 and reduce the impact of climate change. Ross Giblin The Warm Up New Zealand programme, which offered free insulation to at-risk households, could be extended, Hall says. It could deposit money into the New Zealand Green Investment Finance fund, or relax its expected rate of return, to upscale and accelerate its activities.
Source: Stuff March 30, 2020 23:48 UTC