Australian Greenhouse Office

Conference paper

Climate science overview

This overview by Andrew Ash presents projections of climate change for the 21st century, potential impacts and actions required. Warmer and drier conditions are expected, with more extreme events. Extreme weather will impact urban living. Water resources are likely to be further stressed. Risk management...

Energy Efficiency in government operations (EEGO) policy

Energy Efficiency in Government Operations (EEGO) is an updated version of the Australian Government’s 1997 policy Measures for Improving Energy Efficiency in Commonwealth Operations. It sets the strategy for Australian Government agencies to achieve revised energy intensity portfolio targets by the 2011-2012 financial year.Energy Efficiency...

Energy use in the Australian Government's operations 2004-2005

Australian Government agencies have cut their energy consumption by 5.2 per cent and greenhouse gas emissions by 2.3 per cent over the past seven years according to this report. The Australian Government is reducing greenhouse gas emissions from its own operations by adopting measures to...

Climate change impacts and risk management: a guide for business and government

The global climate is changing, and will continue to change, in ways that affect the planning and day to day operations of businesses, government agencies and other organisations. The manifestations of climate change include higher temperatures, altered rainfall patterns, and more frequent or intense extreme...

Climate change scenarios for initial assessment of risk in accordance with risk management guidance

Climate change is likely to have significant impacts on Australia. This CSIRO report for the Australian Greenhouse Office creates specific scenarios and projections for 2030 for changes in average annual temperature, rainfall, and sea-level; average daily extremes of temperature, rainfall, cyclone intensity and fire danger...