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

Impact of climate change on disadvantaged groups: Issues and interventions

Impact of climate change on disadvantaged groups: Issues and interventions Authors: Arusyak Sevoyan, Graeme Hugo, Helen Feist, George Tan, Kelly McDougall, Yan Tan and John SpoehrYear: 2013 This study determined that key climate-related issues faced by disadvantaged communities were heat, water shortages, and increasing utility prices (power and water). As socially excluded individuals have less… Read More

Adaptation to climate in widespread eucalypt species

Adaptation to climate in widespread eucalypt species Authors: Margaret Byrne, Suzanne Prober, Liz McLean, Dorothy Steane, William Stock, Brad Potts and Rene VaillancourtYear: 2013 This project examined genetic divergence and phenotypic plasticity in two widespread Eucalyptus species (E. tricarpa in South-Eastern Australia, E. salubris in South-Western Australia), to determine the nature of adaptation to climate… Read More

Climate-adapted settlement in 2030? A case study of Inverloch and Sandy Point

What would a climate-adapted settlement look like in 2030? A case study of Inverloch and Sandy Point Authors: Janet Stanley, Robert Birrell, Peter Brain, Marion Carey, Michelle Duffy, Scott Ferraro, Steb Fisher, David Griggs, Ashley Hall, Tahl Kestin, Carole Macmillan, Ian Manning, Helen Martin, Virginia Rapson, Michael Spencer, Chris Stanley, Will Steffen, Mark Symmons and… Read More