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Climate change adaptation

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Adaptive capacity
Climate resilience
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The Climate Change Innovation Collection is a repository of innovative approaches to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change, and has been established to feed for the Virtual Hub for Climate Change Innovation: climatechangeinnovation.org.
Conference proceedings

City nature and environment: SOAC 2021 conference track and abstracts

Australasian cities are hotspots where increased urbanisation and nature collide, hotspots for threatened biodiversity and degradation. Papers in this track provide an opportunity for researchers and practitioners to learn from each other, as well as position and present Australasian research on city and nature with...
Conference paper

On edge: multi-benefit, nature-based climate adaptation for towns on the Great Ocean Road

This paper reports the results of a 2021 Monash University collaborative Master of Architecture and Master of Urban Planning and Design Studio, where students speculated on ways to address climate change adaptation in the small coastal towns Skenes Creek, Apollo Bay and Marengo on the...
Discussion paper

Adapt and thrive: building a climate-resilient Aotearoa New Zealand - consultation document

The New Zealand government has released this paper as part of their consultation on a draft national plan to help New Zealand adapt to and minimise the harmful impacts of climate change.
Report

The coming deluge: scenario analysis for underwriting in a changing climate

This paper considers the options, implications and communication of scenario analysis for underwriting non-life insurance. It raises awareness of different natural catastrophe modelling approaches and highlights the valuable insights that can be generated across the insurance business
Report

Pretence of necessity

This report reviews the New Zealand government’s climate change strategy and argues the strategy is based on a misunderstanding of the relationship between the emission trading scheme (ETS) and other policies.
Guide

Identifying your climate change risks and opportunities

PwC's climate change and risk experts have developed this guide to assist organisations in understanding what’s required to undertake climate change risk assessment, and how to manage these within their existing risk processes
Report

The last drop: why it is not economic to extract more oil and gas from the North Sea

The authors of this report argue that gas extraction in the North Sea is uneconomic and that energy policy should focus on investing in renewable technologies.
Discussion paper

Population and climate change

The relationship between population and climate change is complex. This paper reviews the evidence, and includes unique insights by lead author Ian Lowe, who has been involved in climate policy and research in Australia from its very beginning in the 1980s.
Position paper

Climate change: the EPA’s role in supporting South Australia’s response to climate change 2021–25

This position statement outlines the South Australian EPA’s approach to its role in climate change adaptation including a clear and robust regulatory framework to help businesses become more resilient, prepare for more frequent extreme weather events and reduce waste to enable the advantages of a...
Policy report

Closing the UK's green skills gap

This paper argues that training up the workforce will enable the UK government to marry its environmental aims with its economic and social ambitions.
Report

Not going the extra mile: driving less to tackle climate change

This report discusses the economic, environmental and social benefits for the UK to reduce the number of annual car journeys.
Briefing paper

Governing net zero: the conveyor belt

This document outlines what the next steps for an effective net zero governance system could look like.
Report

Climate action teams: international greenhouse gas mitigation

Climate Action Teams (CATs) are an innovative approach under the umbrella of the Paris Agreement allowing such international cooperation while addressing concerns over environmental integrity and ambition levels. This document describes CATs.
Discussion paper

Climate change and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health: discussion paper

This discussion paper describes climate change in Australia and its impact on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It highlights Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-led initiatives in climate change adaptation and mitigation that strengthens wellbeing and benefits the global community.
Report

Living in the climate crisis: young people in Uganda

This report documents the diverse livelihood strategies of young people living in Uganda, the impacts of climate change on their lives, and the adaptation and mitigation strategies that they have employed to address the crisis so far.
Report

Trade and investment trends in a decarbonising world

This report examines the global reorientation in trade and investment that is underway in the transition to net zero emissions, and considers what these trends mean for Australia.
Report

Delivering low carbon infrastructure

In this publication, the authors discuss the challenges of decarbonisation in the existing regulatory framework, the need for innovation in green and sustainable funding options and the current trends in construction contracts to address carbon requirements.
Report

How can Australia’s agriculture sector realise opportunity in a low emissions future?

This report outlines a number of technologies, practices and actions that easily reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Taken together, they suggest the Australian agriculture sector could play a significant role in pioneering global climate solutions, and take advantage of future opportunities to increase value and diversify...