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This report looks at climate change and conflict issues through the lens of sensible risk-management to draw new conclusions about the challenge we now face.
1. Climate change is influencing all extreme weather events in Australia.All extreme weather events are now occurring in an atmosphere that is warmer and wetter than it was in the 1950s. Heatwaves are becoming hotter, lasting longer and occurring more...
This fact sheet assesses common statements about bushfires and climate change caused by carbon and other greenhouse gas pollution.
The Factsheet explores the follow common facts and myths:Bushfire risk is rising Climate change isn’t influencing bushfires Fuel is always...
Australia’s bushfire preparedness is under threat from climate change as bushfire seasons here and in the Northern Hemisphere increasingly overlap, putting new demands on critical shared firefighting aircraft.
This report had found that the length of the fire season increased by almost 19% globally...
This report argues that a broad understanding of economic and political systems is a prerequisite for action on climate change and women’s inequality.
This White Paper was produced with the aim of supporting the development of a more sustainable, coordinated national approach to making communities more resilient and Australian people safer.
The paper:models the economics of mitigation activity in helping to inform risk reduction activities...
Addressing climate change risks and impacts remains an urgent, significant challenge for the emergency management sector, despite concerted effort from various agencies. Member agencies are already feeling the impacts of climate change and experiencing first-hand how communities are being affected.
This publication examines the inter-relationship between land tenure and climate vulnerability. The analysis has been framed according to peoples’ exposure to climate-related hazards, the sensitivity of different elements at risk in both urban and rural contexts, and understanding how insecure land tenure influences the adaptive...