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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.
This report presents the findings of all project evaluation activities carried out as part of the project ‘Enabling Gippsland Councils to integrate climate risk and adaptation into local and regional strategies’, which concluded in August 2016. The Centre for Urban Research at RMIT University was...
This manual highlights leading case studies and practical resources from Australian municipalities and overseas, and includes a step-by-step framework for effectively embedding climate risk into council operations.
The resource will be useful for council staff involved in climate risk assessment and planning such as...
The newly elected Government has promised to introduce legislation to repeal the carbon price and associated measures as its first item of business for the 44th Parliament. This guide provide links to futher information on the carbon price and the process of repeal.
This short paper argues that the Coalition’s Climate policy remains unclear, and no independent analysis has shown that it can achieve substantial, absolute reductions in national emissions.
The new Coalition Government has said that it will seek to:Remove a price and limit...
Executive summary: The focus of this VCCCAR Visiting Fellowship was participation in the project ‘Implementing tools to increase adaptive capacity in the community and natural resources management sectors’. This project aimed to improve understanding of the adaptation capabilities and needs of three types of government...
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the globally-recognised reference body for climate-related research, describes warming of the climate system as ‘unequivocal’. The changing climate is likely to result in the occurrence of more frequent and intense extreme weather events. This demands...
This research examines ways to build adaptive capacity to climate change, through a case study of organisations that participated in the response to Queensland’s major flood disaster in Queensland in 2010/11. The research applied a network governance approach, including social network analysis...
Abstract The impacts of climate change do not adhere to conventional governance boundaries. Floods for example do not stop at the state border, nor are storm surges contained within local government jurisdictions. Whilst this may appear self-evident, this 'inconvenient institutional truth' poses considerable challenges to...
NCCARF’s evidence-based Policy Guidance Briefs address key challenges to effectively adapting Australia to a variable and changing climate, providing high-level policy advice designed for use by policy makers at Commonwealth and State level.
Local governments play a critical front-line role in Australia’s response to...