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Fact sheet

Extreme rainfall: the influence of climate change

The heavy downpours across south-east Australia are yet another reminder of how extreme weather events place lives, property and critical infrastructure at risk. This briefing paper describes the influence of climate change on extreme rainfall.
Report

Clear waters and green mountains: Will Xi Jinping take the lead on climate change?

China cannot assume an international leadership position on climate until it deepens its domestic energy transition and greens its overseas investments.
Fact sheet

COP23: Keeping the pressure on tackling climate change

This fact sheet provides a rundown on all you need to know about the Bonn Climate Talks currently underway in Germany.
Journal article

Insuring property under climate change

Climate change will increasingly create severe risks for New Zealand’s coastal housing stock.
Guide

Paris climate agreement: a quick guide

This Quick Guide gives a brief history of negotiations under the Climate Change Convention, followed by an overview of the Paris Agreement and Australia’s contribution to the Agreement.
Report

Climate change adaptation in the Australian Capital Region

Focusing on the Australian capital region, this report argues that there is an opportunity now for regional planning that can integrate climate change adaptation, population growth, housing and infrastructure demand, services, and biodiversity conservation.
Report

Icons at risk: climate change threatening Australian tourism

This report provides a summary of the value of the tourism industry to the Australian economy and to communities, and the risks posed to this asset by climate change. It also describe how the industry can play an important part in the vital transition to...
Report

Impacts of climate change on human settlements in the Western Port region: people, property and place

This report examines the nature and extent of potential impacts of climate change to the Western Port region of Victoria. The report’s focus is on the impacts of climate change on the built environment, the social and economic implications of the impacts and the vulnerability...
Report

Regulatory boundaries and climate adapted futures in the Australian Capital Territory

Regional scale collaboration on climate change adaptation is an important consideration for governments. This report is based on a project that explored the relationship between legal and policy frameworks and cross-border collaboration on climate change adaptation in the Australian Capital Region (ACR).
Report

Equity in response to climate change

This publication brings together papers and presentations from a roundtable convened by two welfare and two environmental non-government organisations : the Brotherhood of St Laurence, the National Welfare Rights Network, the Australian Conservation Foundation and The Climate Institute. Key themes include Australia’s vulnerability to climate...