All articles for the topic: Australia

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Valuing the Benefits, Costs and Impacts of EbA Measures

This sourcebook assists in building awareness, knowledge and capacity about why, how and in which contexts EbA valuation can be used to inform, guide and influence adaptation decision-making.

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Victoria University

Victoria University (VU) is a dual-sector tertiary institution providing courses in both higher education and Technical and Further Education (TAFE).

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University of New South Wales

UNSW Sydney (The University of New South Wales) is one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities.

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CC&E Nexus Brief: The El Niño Phenomenon and Related Impacts 

This brief focuses on El Niño–Southern Oscillation phenomenon and the 2015/2016 El Niño event in particular, the environmental and societal impacts and effects of which will extend well into 2017.

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Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne is a world-ranked university leading the way in innovation, industry engagement and social inclusion.

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Tetra Tech

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide.

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Queensland University of Technology

We are a highly successful Australian university with an applied emphasis in courses and research. While we're based in Brisbane, Queensland, we have a global outlook.

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The Gaurnaut review 2011

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Background

The Garnaut Climate Change Review was commissioned by the Commonwealth, state and territory governments in 2007 to conduct an...

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Climate Futures for Tasmania

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Adaptation context

The small island state of Tasmania has some of Australia’s most extensive and best-conserved wilderness areas and pristine...

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Cross-Scale Barriers to Adaptation in Local Government, Australia

A checklist matrix of 8-10 critical barriers to climate change adaptation for local government across Australia was developed with proposed strategies to overcome them.

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Australian small businesses adapting to climate change

The results of a year-long research study examining the underlying factors and processes shaping the adaptive capacity of Australian Small-to-Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to climate change...

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Griffith University

Since opening its doors in 1975, Griffith University has come to be regarded as one of Australia's most innovative tertiary institutions and one of the most influential universities in the Asia-Pac

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Urban food security, urban resilience and climate change

Abstract

Food security is increasingly recognised as a problem in developed countries like Australia as well as in developing countries of the global south, and as a problem facing cities...

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Adapting the community sector for climate extremes

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People experiencing poverty and inequality will be affected first and worst by the impacts of climate change to infrastructure and human settlements, including those caused by...

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Leading adaptation practices and support strategies for Australia

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Australia’s adaptation effort is at a watershed. On the one hand, recent growth in experience and research is supporting progress by early adopters, especially those who have...

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Watering our cities: an Australian perspective

This paper may be of interest to those involved in urban climate adaptation, especially on issues relating to spatial planning, stormwater management and human health. It appears in the journal...

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La Trobe University

La Trobe University is a multi-campus university in Victoria, Australia.

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Forest fire

Future impacts of climate change on forests

Even though the extent of future climate change remains largely uncertain, forests will be impacted to a certain degree under all future emissions scenarios.

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Framing climate change adaptation in policy and practice

Understanding current and future climate change impacts, and how best to respond, are major challenges for Australian communities. Decision-makers need to consider the range of potential...

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Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership

REEEP is a market catalyst for renewable energy and energy efficiency in developing countries and emerging markets.

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Survey of urban adaptation planning

Based on a survey of 468 cities worldwide conducted in 2011, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has published a report that offers an insight into how cities worldwide are facing the...

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Fruit growers

Summary

In 2002 Pixley Berries first investigated changing weather conditions and impacts on crop management and harvest and post harvest infrastructure.

Their ongoing research has...

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The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology is one of Australia’s original and leading educational institutions, producing some of Austra

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Elimination by aspects

While pilot knowledge elicitation tools (KnETs) attempt to classify important knowledge attributes of the domain, there may exist several (conscious and unconscious) phases of decision-making...

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