Climate change

Property records to include more information about climate change risk

Ian Llewellyn
Wed, 03 Aug 2022

Property records to include more information about climate change risk
The government has released a policy stocktake on work to deal with climate change risk. (Image: Getty)
Ian Llewellyn
Wed, 03 Aug 2022
There will be law changes to require more consistent information on official documentation about the risk climate change poses to properties and on how to manage retreat from areas facing flooding and sea level rise.These and a raft of other possible measures are included in the government’s first climate change National Adaptation Plan (NAP) released today.The plan is mainly a stocktake of existing and planned policy work to deal with the impact of climate change.“Climate change will increase the severity and frequency of some of t...

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