Climate change

Journal article

7 Dec 2018

The proposed framework presented in this paper was developed in consultation with researchers and policy makers. The framework is guiding current research examining vulnerabilities to climate change and the effects of a range of exposures on health and wellbeing.

Report

5 Dec 2018

The Biological Emissions Reference Group (BERG), comprising representatives from agricultural sector organisations and government agencies, conducted research and analysis over a two-year period. This report shows that many New Zealand farmers want to take action to reduce biological greenhouse gas emissions, but need more information...

Report

3 Dec 2018

This Defence Assessment draws on extensive research and 8 months of New Zealand and South Pacific-based discussions on climate change and security with officials from countries across the Pacific, as well as with academics and civil society from across New Zealand and the Pacific region....

Report

30 Nov 2018

The Climate Council will publish a report on bushfire risk in Queensland in early 2019. This builds on a significant body of published work by the Council, including a 2016 report entitled Be Prepared: Climate Change and the Queensland Bushfire Threat . With devastating and...

Discussion paper

30 Nov 2018

This paper considers Australia's future security options, advocating a holistic methodology that examines traditional security challenges within the context of the natural world, including climate change.

Report

28 Nov 2018

Given the challenging political contexts since 2015, the corporate sector will have a key role to play in persuading national governments how technologies and expertise have moved on since the pledges were made.

This is one of four background papers feeding into a synthesis...

Report

28 Nov 2018

Given today’s challenging geopolitical conditions and the evolving nature of the international climate regime since Paris, civil society must now once again recalibrate its strategies to ensure continued and increasing relevance.

This is one of four background papers feeding into a synthesis paper entitled...

Discussion paper

30 Oct 2018

This discussion paper examines the relationship between Australia and New Zealand and what this means for cooperation in the Pacific Islands region.

Article

3 Oct 2018

The earth is on a trajectory to warm 3-4°C by 2100. This heat map details how that rise in temperatures will affect major metropolitan hubs.

Smart Cities Dive took a closer look at how this would affect six major metropolitan hubs, and what the...

Journal article

1 Oct 2018

The article deals with efforts to reduce energy as a means to support the formulation of climate change public policies and strategies. Energy use in building design and operation is integral to these efforts. Energy efficiency advocates suggest that new buildings can (and should) be...

Journal article

30 Sep 2018

Much of the health research on climate change in the Pacific is dominated by the vulnerability of ecosystems and only recently have mental health impacts of climate change been recognised by public health experts. Although the research is still limited, it is projected that disruption...

Journal article

1 Sep 2018

Climate change is having significant and damaging effects on communities and economies of the Pacific nations and projected to get worse over the coming decades. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates an additional 250,000 deaths annually between 2030 and 2050 due to malnutrition, malaria, diarrhea...

Report

31 Aug 2018

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has produced this brief report to highlight how states and communities are responding to the risks they face in both the short and long-term. The report features the voices of experts from the public and private sector who participated...

Website

22 Aug 2018

Australia’s largest companies are making painfully slow progress towards climate risk disclosure, demonstrating a need for increased action from investors and regulators.

Since March, while companies’ reporting on climate risk governance has significantly improved, very little movement has occurred on some of the integral...

Journal article

10 Aug 2018

Climate change is affecting Pacific life in significant and complex ways. Human mobility is shaped by climate change and is increasingly positioned by international agencies, policymakers, and governments as having an important role in both climate change adaptation and human development. We consider the potential...

Journal article

17 Jul 2018

This article examines four key areas of concern that will have to be dealt with if an effective policy on climate change-induced migration is to be developed.

Website

14 Mar 2018

Market Forces analysed the public disclosures of 73 ASX100 companies that operate in sectors facing the highest levels of climate risk.

Climate risk disclosure across these companies was found to be largely inadequate, leaving investors and the public in the dark about the massive...

Report

A framework for describing and measuring the wider impacts of urban climate action
27 Feb 2018

This report presents evidences that urban stakeholders need to guide and make the case for climate action.

Journal article

17 Feb 2018

It is important to understand the effects of higher levels of market participation on the resilience of mixed-subsistence communities to climate change. Climate models predict that the Pacific Islands and other regions with mixed-subsistence communities will experience increased climate variability, including more frequent cyclones and...

Report

16 Feb 2018

This reports aims to assist the Sino-Australian bilateral relationship adapt to meet China’s new carbon emissions policies and to facilitate a smoother transition to a low carbon future.

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