Fundamental uncertainty in the future climate requires new ways of planning

We offer a comprehensive range of services to support our clients in navigating the complex landscape of climate change and environmental issues. Our team of experts are experienced in conducting literature reviews, policy assessments, and decision making under conditions of fundamental uncertainty

The Climate Change Response Act 2019, more commonly known as the Zero Carbon Bill/Act, establishes a framework for developing and implementing stable climate change policies that are aligned with New Zealand’s commitments under the Paris Agreement. Our services are designed to help clients prepare for and adapt to the impacts of climate change while also contributing to global efforts to limit the increase in average global temperatures to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.
Our econometrics and simulation models also At our consultancy, we are committed to delivering tailored solutions that help our clients achieve their environmental targets while also ensuring their long-term economic sustainability.
Our team has recently completed a report investigating various transport policy levers and their combinations to achieve the government’s 2035 targets in major New Zealand regions.
We have also explored the inclusion of adaptive decision-making approaches to climate change in the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Authority MBCM and to assess interventions that could reduce land transport greenhouse gas emissions and promote mode change.
Relevant Experience
  • Interventions to reduce land transport greenhouse gas emissions – economic and behavioural instruments to effect mode change (Work in progress).
  • Incorporating distributional Impacts in the cost-benefit appraisal framework.
  • Investigating how an adaptive decision-making approach to climate change could be included in the MBCM.