Climate change adaptation

Alternate Term Label:
Adaptive capacity
Climate resilience
NARROWER TERMS:
Strategy

Department of Conservation climate change adaptation action plan

New Zealand’s changing climate is affecting nearly every aspect of the Department of Conservation’s (DOC’s) responsibilities. This Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan (CCAAP) outlines the actions DOC will take to reduce the risks posed by our changing climate between 2020/21 and 2024/25.
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Australian bushfire and climate plan

This strategy document provides a broad plan and practical ideas for governments, fire and land management agencies and communities to help us mitigate and adapt to worsening fire conditions. The plan’s 165 recommendations include many measures that can be implemented right now, to ensure communities...
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Strengthening resilience: acting on climate change and health

The impact of climate change and health will eventuate over the next few decades and it is critical that the right people are brought together to plan and address it. This report outlines some options for policy-makers.
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A green stimulus for housing

This report makes the case that the nature of the recession predicted over the coming years necessitates fiscal stimulus measures to restart and redirect the UK economy. At the same time, the UK’s climate change targets necessitate the ‘retrofit’ of millions of homes in the...
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Just transition concepts and relevance for climate action: a preliminary framework

This paper seeks to explain the just transitions concept, including  its origins and  relevance. It offers  a preliminary framework to describe the range of definitions among stakeholders and their underlying perspectives.
Conference paper

New bushfire threats to peri-urban areas from climate change: challenges for land use planning

Illustrating the trend to increasing vulnerability, this paper examines two case studies, South Eastern Australia and California USA, examines the potential effectiveness of land use planning as a means of reducing bushfire risk and argues the need for anticipatory planning to prevent an expansion of...
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Going green: preparing the UK workforce for the transition to a net-zero economy

To tackle the climate crisis, the UK Government has set a target of net-zero greenhouse gases by 2050. To achieve this target, a major transformation is required to prepare sectors and workers for the green economy. This report analyses the scale of the challenge and...
Conference paper

Barriers and drivers to Australian water utilities’ adaptation to climate change

The water sector is increasingly facing unprecedented challenges and disruptive change, as are many other sectors of the economy. The partial privatisation of water assets is just the beginning of this process and climate change impacts will exacerbate all these challenges. Action needs to be...
Conference paper

Understanding climate experiments and the role of city networks in transforming experiment outputs to long-term climate change mitigation and adaptation outcomes

This paper has reviewed relevant literature and developed a conceptual framework to explore the complexity of climate experiments and the importance of city networks to achieve larger climate change mitigation and adaptation outcomes.
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Faster, further, fairer: putting people at the heart of tackling the climate and nature emergency

This interim report of the IPPR Environmental Justice Commission finds that to act with the ambition, and at the scale that the climate and nature emergency demands, requires a new approach. Central to the ethos of the commission is the recognition that there is an...