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 3 – Planners

Climate change adaptation: Briefing note 3 – Planners Author: NCCARFYear: 2016 This briefing outlines the challenges that planners face in preparing for a climate changed future. Climate change has the potential to impact many aspects of life and business in Australia. Planners are very skilled at looking ahead, to the challenges of the future. Although… Read More

Climate change adaptation: Briefing note 1: Community Services Organisations

Climate change adaptation: Briefing note 1: Community Services Organisations Author: NCCARFYear: 2016 This briefing outlines the challenges that Community Service Organisations face in preparing for a climate changed future. Future climate change is likely to make extreme events (e.g. bushfires and floods) occur more often and/or to become more severe, so increasing the responsibilities of… Read More

Limits to Climate Change Adaptation in Small Inland Communities Affected by Drought

Limits to Climate Change Adaptation in Small Inland Communities Affected by Drought Author: NCCARFYear: 2012 This factsheet summarises key findings from a case study on limits to adaptation in small inland communities affected by drought. This case study looks at water trading in the Murray-Darling Basin (MDB) as a market-based instrument (MBI) for climate change… Read More

Historical Case Studies of Extreme Events: Introduction to the Case Studies

Historical Case Studies of Extreme Events: Introduction to the Case Studies Author: NCCARFYear: 2012 Through 2010, NCCARF developed a suite of historical case studies to examine present-day management of climate variability and the lessons that can be learnt for adaptation to future climate change. This factsheet provides a brief introduction to the Historical Case Studies… Read More

Learning from regional climate analogues

Learning from regional climate analogues Authors: John Kellett, David Ness, Cathryn Hamilton, Stephen Pullen and Anna LeditschkeYear: 2011 This project explores the potential of learning from experience for selected target cities by the study of analogue settlements which are currently experiencing climate conditions similar to those predicted for the target cities. This project studied the… Read More

Barriers to climate change adaptation for small inland communities facing drought

Limits to Adaptation: Limits and barriers to climate change adaptation for small inland communities affected by drought Authors: Anthony S. Kiem and Emma K. AustinYear: 2012 This study found that on the whole, water trading has potential as a climate change adaptation strategy, with many benefits experienced in previous and current versions of water trading.… Read More

Climate change responses & adaptation pathways in Australian coastal ecosystems

Climate change responses and adaptation pathways in Australian coastal ecosystems Authors: Wade Hadwen, Samantha Capon, Daijiro Kobashi, Elvira Poloczanska, Wayne Rochester, Tara Martin, Line Bay, Morgan, Pratchett, Jo Green, Ben Cook, Ashton Berry, Amy Lalonde, Aimee Hall and Shireen FaheyYear: 2011 This report provides a broadscale synthesis of knowledge on Australian coastal processes, coastal ecosystems,… Read More

NCCARF 2008-2013: The first five years

NCCARF 2008-2013: The first five years Author: National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility – NCCARFYear: 2014 The National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) was established in 2008 to develop and deliver the knowledge needed by decision-makers to effectively adapt Australia to the impacts of climate change. During the period of 2008-2013, NCCARF had 4… Read More

Supporting evidence-based adaptation decision-making in South Australia

Supporting evidence-based adaptation decision-making in South Australia: A synthesis of climate change adaptation research Year: 2013Author: AECOM (Jennifer Cane, Laura Cacho and Nicolas Dircks) Designed to inform policymakers and other interested parties of relevant climate adaptation research for South Australia (SA), this report draws together and presents key findings and lessons from individual NCCARF research reports… Read More