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Ian Reeve

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The Australian Disaster Resilience Index: a summary

Research has developed the first, national snapshot of disaster resilience to help governments, local organisations and emergency services improve their communities’ resilience to natural hazards. This summary report outlines the detailed research behind the Australian Disaster Resilience Index.
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"This is not a burning issue for me": how citizens justify their use of wood heaters in a city with a severe air pollution problem

Although wood smoke pollution has been linked to health problems, wood burning remains a popular form of domestic heating in many countries across the world. In this paper, we describe the rhetoric of resistance to wood heater regulation amongst citizens in the regional Australian town...
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Wood pellet stoves for pollution and greenhouse gas reduction

This research was carried out in the Northern Tablelands of NSW to determine whether pellet heaters could provide an alternative form of domestic space heating without the environmental and health costs of current space heating options. The research looked at barriers to adoption of pellet...
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ECONOMICS FOR ACCOUNTABILITY IN COMMUNITY-BASED ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE

The purpose of this document was accordingly to lay the foundations for identifying in the present project an approach to economic accountability that is: (a) consistent with stated reasons for adopting a community-based strategy for environmental management; (b) cost-effective to apply given the capacities of...
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Indicators of community vulnerability and adaptive capacity across the Murray-Darling Basin: a focus on irrigation in agriculture

There are many changes occurring in rural and regional communities in the Murray-Darling Basin as a result of climate change, water availability, water trading, global markets, population movements and ongoing social changes. Basin communities will respond to and be affected by a range of these...