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This report examines migration opportunities, projects future migration numbers from three Pacific microstates, and reports on fiscal and economic impacts and the likely impact of a hypothetical one-off environmental disaster on migration options.
This Think Tank explored the potential to build economic, social and environmental resilience across regional cities and their hinterlands, specifically investigating strong city centres’ capacity to adapt to climate change impacts and their consequences.
While private or autonomous adaptation will play a major role in climate change adaptation in Victoria, there exists sites where government intervention is justified. Government intervention is required when autonomous adaptation will not achieve the social optimum due to market failures or information asymmetries (Osberghaus...
Adaptation issues across all businesses relate to coping with extreme temperatures, water restrictions, fire or flood. When climatic variations result in fire and flood the impact is felt by all businesses. Adaptation through planning and preparation is seen as an essential strategy for the sustainability...
Victorian business and industry play an important part in the Australian economy, producing almost one quarter of the nation's GDP. Ensuring long-term economic sustainability requires that overall productivity is maintained and that key industry sectors continue to grow. Understanding how this can be achieved on...
This paper analyses wind speed and electricity demand correlation to determine the ability of wind turbine generators to meet electricity demand in the Australian National Electricity Market (NEM) without the aid of energy storage. With the proposed increases in the number of windfarms to meet...
The Cooperative Research Centre for Remote Economic Participation (CRC-REP) is conducting research to explore the impacts of climate change on the enterprises that are integral to the economy of central and northern Australia. This report outlines strategies to lessen these multiple impacts. The CRC-REP acknowledges...