Climatic changes

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Research report

16 Feb 2018

Floods, droughts and more frequent extreme weather patterns are the main climate change effects Indonesia faces, and it stands to have a severe effect on food and water security for the country.

Report

8 Feb 2018

This report provides a summary of the value of the tourism industry to the Australian economy and to communities, and the risks posed to this asset by climate change. It also describe how the industry can play an important part in the vital transition to...

Report

6 Dec 2017

This report examines the impacts of climate change on fisheries and marine biodiversity and makes recommendations around research, monitoring and marine natural resource management.

Fact sheet

1 Dec 2017

The heavy downpours across south-east Australia are yet another reminder of how extreme weather events place lives, property and critical infrastructure at risk. This briefing paper describes the influence of climate change on extreme rainfall.

Report

16 Nov 2017

China cannot assume an international leadership position on climate until it deepens its domestic energy transition and greens its overseas investments.

Guide

10 Nov 2017

This Quick Guide gives a brief history of negotiations under the Climate Change Convention, followed by an overview of the Paris Agreement and Australia’s contribution to the Agreement.

Report

9 Nov 2017

Australia’s critical window of opportunity to tackle climate change is closing, with a this report revealing Australia is falling behind the rest of the world and failing to tackle climate change, as pollution levels continue to rise.

Fact sheet

7 Nov 2017

This fact sheet provides a rundown on all you need to know about the Bonn Climate Talks currently underway in Germany.

Journal article

4 Nov 2017

Climate change will increasingly create severe risks for New Zealand’s coastal housing stock.

Research report

26 Oct 2017

Much of New Zealand’s public wastewater and stormwater systems were not designed for the challenges climate change will bring, from sea level rises to the predicted changes in precipitation frequency and intensity.

Report

23 Oct 2017

We must think seriously about how to prepare for, and cope with, increasing bushfire risk under a hotter climate, argues this report.

Report

Emerging issues in the context of regional planning
14 Sep 2017

Focusing on the Australian capital region, this report argues that there is an opportunity now for regional planning that can integrate climate change adaptation, population growth, housing and infrastructure demand, services, and biodiversity conservation.

Briefing paper

13 Sep 2017

Extreme weather events include hurricanes (referred to as'tropical cyclones' in Australia) – because they are now occurring in a more energetic climate system with a hotter, moister atmosphere.

Other text

5 Sep 2017

This ATSE position statement argues that Australia’s mitigation and adaptation efforts will be strongly enhanced by the timely adoption and further advancement of science and technology innovations, supported by government policy settings that encourage investment in technologies already available.

Journal article

1 Sep 2017

To enable society to better manage the risks and opportunities arising from changes in climate, engagement between the users and the providers of climate information needs to be much more effective and should better link climate information with decision-making.

Discussion paper

31 Aug 2017

The objective of this consultation paper is to outline the key features of the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) and seek stakeholder views on how these are performing.

Guide

Guidelines for planning and adaptive responses
15 Aug 2017

These Guidelines were prepared to provide coastal transport infrastructure authorities and organisations with targeted information about climate risks for both assets and operations. The Guidelines also contain practical information pertaining to strategies and measures for building resilience of assets and operations to climate risks and...

Research report

3 Aug 2017

Market Forces’ latest research has found that 82 of Australia’s 100 largest superannuation funds disclose inadequate or no tangible evidence that they have considered the impact of climate risk on their investment portfolios.

Article

2 Aug 2017

Our concrete jungles are getting so hot they could eventually become uninhabitable. But a team of UNSW researchers is working hard to cool them down.

Report

19 Jul 2017

This report introduces the Climate Council's Cities Power Partnership program which highlights the leaders of councils and communities that are switching to renewable energy and building greener, more efficient and resilient communities.