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 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

Information Manual 2: Understanding sea-level rise and climate change, and associated impacts on the coastal zone

Information Manual 2: Understanding sea-level rise and climate change, and associated impacts on the coastal zone Author: Mark SiebentrittYear: 2016 This manual provides information that can improve the understanding of coastal planners and managers about sea-level rise and climate change and their associated impacts on the coastal zone. The primary focus is on sea-level rise,… Read More

State-of-play Report

State-of-play Report Author: NCCARFYear: 2015 The State-of-Play Report provides a detailed assessment of the existing science and jurisdictional policy and regulatory frameworks in which the Coastal Climate Change Management Tool will need to operate. It describes the current status of data, resources, practice and tools in coastal adaptation in Australia. The report provides an extensive… 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 5: Adapting Australia’s trade and aid to climate change

Policy Information Brief 5: Adapting Australia’s trade and aid policies to 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 information and advice designed for use by policy makers at Commonwealth and State level. This Brief deals with the… 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 1: Climate change and the Great Barrier Reef

Policy Information Brief 1: Climate change and the Great Barrier Reef 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 supporting the… Read More