CoastAdapt case study evaluation

CoastAdapt case study evaluation Authors: Kara Brussen, Luke Sarsons and Joan KoYear: 2017 CoastAdapt is an online resource that provides information to support coastal climate risk management and adaptation. Information available through CoastAdapt includes climate science data, tools to support adaptation planning, good practice guidance and case studies, which are the subject of this study.… Read More

Information Manual 10: Adaptation Planning for Protection of Coastal Ecosystems

Information Manual 10: Climate Change Adaptation Planning for Protection of Coastal Ecosystems Authors: Robyn Paice and Jane ChambersYear: 2016 This manual provides information that can support managers to understand the impacts of climate change on a range of coastal ecosystems. It describes ecosystem components and processes, key concepts such as ecosystem services, some of the… Read More

Information Manual 5: Planning approaches and instruments for adaptation

Information Manual 5: Planning approaches and instruments for adaptation Authors: Barbara Norman and Nicole GurranYear: 2016 This manual provides readily accessible guidance to users on planning for the impacts of climate change including sea level rise, extreme events (storms, fire, flood,) and some of the challenges of living with a warmer coastal environment (heat, drought).… Read More

Information Manual 1: Building the knowledge base for adaptation action

Information Manual 1: Building the knowledge base for adaptation action Author: Sarah BoulterYear: 2016 This manual is an introduction to adaptation planning and decision-making. It focuses on two key areas: the things you should understand and the resources to read if you are thinking about undertaking adaptation planning and implementation in the coastal zone. The… Read More

Why should we adapt to climate change?

Why should we adapt to climate change? Author: NCCARFYear: 2016 This infographic explains the reasons why we should adapt to climate change. The first section shows the current options to tackle climate change: geo-engineering and mitigation. The second one uses a graph to demonstrate how devastating the negative effects of climate change could be if… Read More

Policy Information Brief 4: Sustainable rural communities under climate change

Policy Information Brief 4: Sustainable and thriving rural communities under climate change Author: NCCARFYear: 2016 NCCARFs evidence-based Policy Information Briefs address key challenges to effective adaptation to Australias variable and changing climate. They provide high-level policy advice designed for use by policy-makers at Commonwealth and State level. This Brief addresses the challenges rural communities face… Read More

Policy Information Brief 3: Climate adapted northern development

Author: NCCARFYear: 2016 Policy Information Brief 3: Climate adapted northern development NCCARFs evidence-based Policy Information Briefs address key challenges to effective adaptation to Australias variable and changing climate. They provide high-level policy advice designed for use by policy-makers at Commonwealth and State level. This Brief addresses the option of realising northern development through climate adaptation.… Read More

Policy Information Brief 2: Climate ready cities

Policy Information Brief 2: Climate ready cities Author: NCCARFYear: 2016 NCCARFs evidence-based Policy Information Briefs address key challenges to effective adaptation to Australias variable and changing climate. They provide high-level policy advice designed for use by policy-makers at Commonwealth and State level. This Brief addresses the challenge of adapting Australias major cities to be climate… Read More

Climate change adaptation: Briefing note 5 – Local government executive

Climate change adaptation: Briefing note 5 – Local government executive Author: NCCARFYear: 2016 This briefing outlines the challenges that engineers face in preparing for a climate changed future. Local councils will be at the frontline of responding to climate change threats. They may experience climate change impacts across the whole organisation with potential for costly… Read More

Climate change adaptation: Briefing note 6 – Elected representatives

Climate change adaptation: Briefing note 6 – Elected representatives Author: NCCARFYear: 2016 This briefing outlines the challenges that elected representatives (mayors, councillors and ministers) face in preparing for a climate changed future. Climate change has the potential to impact many aspects of life and business in Australia. The severity and rate of climate change will… Read More