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This submission argued that the Commonwealth should support infrastructure works and a comprehensive infrastructure assessment of infrastructure on the Swan and Canning Rivers that is vulnerable due to climate change.
Overview: In partnership with the Sustainable Living Festival, Simran Sethi shares her wisdom on food, sustainability and climate change with the Wheeler Centre.
The good news for the human among us (i.e. everyone) is that her approach is both passionate and imperfect. For...
This inquiry examined the adequacy of the Australian and Queensland Governments’ efforts to stop the rapid decline of the Great Barrier Reef.
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On 25 March 2014, the Senate referred the following matter to the Environment and Communications References Committee...
Jeffrey Sachs discusses strategies for creating a road map on deep decarbonisation to ensure the world can have the energy that it needs for prosperity while reducing CO2 emissions drastically.
Energy lies at the heart of the world's sustainability challenge. On...
Green schools are healthier, more productive places to learn.
Across Australia, most of our 9,500 schools and many of our tertiary institutions have been built to meet only minimum building code requirements. The result is facilities that are not necessarily designed to provide comfortable,...
This research synthesis provides policy-makers and practitioners with an understanding of the building blocks for effective adaptation decision-making, as evidenced through the NCCARF research program. It synthesised a portfolio of adaptation research for each Australian state and territory and addressing the complex relationships between research...
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...
Anticipated future climate change is very likely to have a wide range of different types of ecological impact on biodiversity across the whole of Australia. There is a high degree of confidence that these changes will be significant, affecting almost all species,...
This report describes the research undertaken to develop national guidelines for climate adaptation planning for arid zone aquatic ecosystems and freshwater biodiversity. The guidelines focus on the protection of habitats and processes that support the persistence of freshwater biota under a changing...