Hartmut Funfgeld

Dr Hartmut Fünfgeld is an Associate Professor with Sustainability and Urban Planning in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University.
Working paper

VCCCAR project: Framing adaptation in the Victorian context - synthesis report

This synthesis report provides a summary of the research activity and conveys the key findings arising from the 18 month ‘Framing Adaptation in the Victorian Context’ project undertaken between 2010 and 2012.

Local climate change adaptation planning: a guide for government policy and decision makers in Victoria

This guide can support all levels of government, irrespective of sector, in working out how climate change impacts may affect their respective services and programs, and how to best prepare for and respond to current and future climatic changes

Supporting partnerships with local government and the community

Recent research highlights an ongoing lack of systematic and rigorous adaptation planning in Australia. The need to improve problem framing was identified, along with a requirement to better integrate local adaptation into social, urban and regional planning, and into emergency management and sustainable development efforts.
Working paper

Framing climate change adaptation in policy and practice

This working paper described what ‘adapting’ to climate change means by clarifying commonly used terminology and how these different concepts are used in policy development in Australia, and other parts of the world.).
Briefing paper

Framing climate change adaptation in policy development and implementation

The Framing Adaptation project explored different ways of describing and approaching climate change adaptation at the conceptual, theoretical and operational levels. Focusing on local government in Victoria, it investigated how organisations understand and interpret adaptation, how they conduct adaptation planning and make decisions in the...