Understanding coastal urban and peri-urban Indigenous people’s vulnerability and adaptive capacity to climate change Author: NCCARFYear: 2015 Climate change is expected to have social, economic and environmental impacts on urban and peri-urban Indigenous communities inhabiting coastal areas throughout south-eastern Australia. These impacts include a loss of community and environmental assets, including cultural heritage sites, with… Read More
Between 2008 and 2018, NCCARF commissioned and undertook widespread in-depth research into all aspects of climate change adaptation for Australia. This resulted in an extensive library of adaptation resources, including research reports, research summaries and syntheses, and policy guidance briefs. These are gathered together in the Adaptation Library, which you can access here.
Search the NCCARF Adaptation Library by keyword, resource type, location or topic to find infographics, case studies, impact sheets, factsheets, reports and many other publications.
NCCARF 2014-2017 Phase II: 2014-2017 Final Annual Report Author: NCCARFYear: 2016 This Annual Report 2016-2017 sets out the overall activity in NCCARF Phase 2 over the period of operation from July 2016, to the end of Phase 2, on 30th June 2017. NCCARF’s Phase 2 four Key Activities are widely described in this Report and… Read More
A comparative analysis of coastal adaptation decision-making approaches: The use of the pathways approach in CoastAdapt’s C-CADS framework Authors: Mark Siebentritt and Natasha HallYear: 2017 The study sought to compare how pathways approaches are being adopted in Australia to inform coastal adaptation decision-making and assess the extent to which various pathways approaches are compatible with… Read More
Climate risks and adaptation pathways for coastal transport infrastructure: Guidelines for planning and adaptive responses Author: Greg FiskYear: 2017 This desktop review showcases current strategies, plans and practices being undertaken by road, rail, airport and seaport authorities across Australia. View Resource Tags Resource Type Research Report Location Australia Wide Topics Infrastructure
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
Final Report: A local government framework for coastal risk assessment in Australia Authors: David Wainwright and Danielle Verdon-KiddYear: 2016 This report presents a framework for coastal risk assessment by local government in Australia. View Resource Tags Resource Type Research Report Location Australia Wide Topics Local government
Final Report: Building the business case for climate change adaptation: Lessons from Coastal Australia Authors: Dr Rob Hales, Dr Zsuzsa Banhalmi-Zakar, Dr Tapan Sarker, Dr Alex Lo, Dr Andreas Chai, Dr Emma Whittlesea, Associate Professor Chris Fleming, Katrina Kelly,Green Cross Australia, Mara BunYear: 2016 This study was conducted by Griffith Centre for Sustainable Enterprise at… Read More
Final Report: Exploring valuation methods for climate adaptation options, with particular reference to Australian coastal councils Authors: Chi Truong, Stefan Trück, Peter Davies (Macquarie University) and Supriya Mathew (Charles Darwin University)Year: 2016 Valuation of adaptation options is crucial to appropriate adaptation decision-making. A range of valuation methods are available, including cost-benefit analysis, cost effectiveness analysis,… Read More
Final Report: Monitoring and evaluation in adaptation Authors: Supriya Mathew (Charles Darwin University), Stefan Trück, Chi Truong, Peter Davies (Macquarie University) Year: 2016 This report provides a review of various monitoring and evaluation (M&E) methods and steps applicable to climate adaptation decision-making. View Resource Tags Resource Type Research Report Location Australia Wide Topics Local government
Final Report: Mechanisms to finance climate change adaptation in Australia Authors: Dr. Zsuzsa Banhalmi-Zakar, Daniel Ware, Ian Edwards, Katrina Kelly, Professor Susanne Becken and Associate Professor Ron CoxYear: 2016 The supply and demand for climate change adaptation finance in Australia and potential adaptation finance mechanisms View Resource Tags Resource Type Research Report Location Australia Wide… Read More