Climate change adaptation

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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.
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Delivering low carbon infrastructure

In this publication, the authors discuss the challenges of decarbonisation, the need for innovation in green and sustainable funding options and the current trends in construction contracts to address carbon requirements.
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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...
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Commercial-scale solar in New Zealand

This report examines the financial performance of commercial-scale solar in New Zealand by modelling systems for 144 business sites across eight centres.
Book

Perspectives on a global Green New Deal

In this book, the authors explore the key themes that will define the future of any equitable and just global green new deal.
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Innovation and the transition to a low carbon future

This paper outlines areas that the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) sees as requiring focus in accelerating innovation for emissions reduction.
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Powering the just transition

This report gives an overview of the challenge of ensuring a just transition to a low-carbon economy in Yorkshire and the Humber regions of the United Kingdom.
Journal article

Landscape loopholes: moments for change

Social-ecological systems are breaking down at local, regional, and global scales, and sustainability seems an increasingly distant aspiration. Social harmony and economic systems are connected to ecological systems and climate, in multiple complex ways, at many scales.
Policy report

Adapting to a changing climate in the management of coastal zones

This paper provides a comprehensive assessment of the recent and projected socio-economic development of coastal areas. It reviews the environmental pressures exerted by human activities on coastal areas, as well as the impacts of climate change that exacerbate existing challenges. The paper calls for a...
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Cooling common spaces in densifying urban environments

This research takes up the challenge of promoting a new approach to thinking about urban liveability in warming cities, with two principles at its core. First, asking how open space can be planned for ‘coolth’ defined as the experience of feeling manageably comfortable in a...