Learning from Regional Climate Analogues: Summary

Learning from Regional Climate Analogues: Summary Authors: Jon Kellett and David NessYear: 2011 This factsheet summarizes the findings of a project carried out in order to test if: (i) there are regions of Australia, defined by their location, that currently experience climatic conditions which are indicative of future climates elsewhere, and (ii) if these conditions… Read More

Climate Change Adaptation in the Coorong and Lower Lakes

Climate Change Adaptation in the Coorong and Lower Lakes Author: NCCARF Year: 2012 This factsheet summarises key findings from a case study on limits to adaptation in the Coorong and Lower Lakes Region. The most important limit or barrier to climate change adaptation and a key current stress concerns water availability and associated arrangements for… Read More

Key Findings: Heatwaves: The southern Australian Experience of 2009

Key Findings: Heatwaves: The southern Australian Experience of 2009 Authors: Jim Reeves, Colleen Foelz, Peter Grace, Peter Best, Torben Marcussen, Shahbaz Mushtaq, Roger Stone, Margaret Loughnan, Darryn McEvoy, Ifte Ahmed, Jane Mullett, Katharine Haynes, Deanne Bird, Lucinda Coates and Megan LingYear: 2010 This factsheet presents the key findings of a project conducted to understand adaptation… Read More

Impacts and adaptation response of infrastructure and communities to heatwaves

Impacts and adaptation response of infrastructure and communities to heatwaves: The southern Australian experience of 2009 Author: Queensland University of TechnologyYear: 2010 From 27 Jan 8 Feb 2009, South-Eastern Australia experienced extreme heatwaves, with maximum daytime temperatures reaching 12-15 degrees celcius above average. The severity of the event and its co-occurrence with an emerging bushfire… 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

Limits to adaptation in the Coorong, Murray Mouth and Lakes Alexandrina & Albert

Limits to adaptation. Climate change adaptation in the Coorong, Murray Mouth and Lakes Alexandrina and Albert Authors: Catherine Gross, Jamie Pittock, C. Max Finlayson and Michael C. GeddesYear: 2011 This report identifies and documents limits to adaptation and adaptation pathways for theCoorong Wetlands. The Coorong and Lakes Region offers critical lessons for adapting to climate… 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

Novel methods for managing freshwater refuges against climate change in southern Australia. Supporting Document 4

Novel methods for managing freshwater refuges against climate change in southern Australia. Supporting Document 4: Evaluating small barrier removal to improve refuge connectivity – A global review of barrier decommissioning and a process for southern Australia in a drying climate Authors: Stephen Beatty, Mark Allen, Alan Lymbery, Tim Storer, Gillian White, David Morgan and Tom… Read More

A framework for adaptation of Australian households to heat waves

A framework for adaptation of Australian households to heat waves Authors: Wasim Saman, John Boland, Stephen Pullen, Richard de Dear, Veronica Soebarto, Wendy Miller, Barbara Pocock, Martin Belusko, Frank Bruno, David Whaley, John Pockett, Helen Bennetts, Barbara Ridley, Jasmine Palmer, Jian Zuo, Tony Ma, Nicholas Chileshe, Natalie Skinner, Janine Chapman, Natalija Vujinovic, Moira Walsh, Christina… Read More

Heat-Ready: Heatwave awareness, preparedness and adaptive capacity in aged care facilities in three Australian states

Heat-Ready: Heatwave awareness, preparedness and adaptive capacity in aged care facilities in three Australian states: New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia Authors: Deborah Black, Craig Veitch, Leigh Wilson and Alana HansenYear: 2013 Planning for the health effects of extreme heat in elderly residents is critical to ensure wellness in this population group is maintained.… Read More