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

Enhancing disaster resilience and adaptability

Enhancing disaster resilience and adaptability Authors: Helen Boon, Joanne Millar, David Lake, Alison Cottrell and David KingYear: 2012 This factsheet describes the implementation and findings of a project that examined the community resilience of four disaster impacted communities: Beechworth (bushfire) and Bendigo (drought) in Victoria and Ingham (flood) and Innisfail (cyclone) in Queensland.The resilience 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

Limits to Climate Change Adaptation for Two Low-lying Communities in the Torres Strait

Limits to Climate Change Adaptation for Two Low-lying Communities in the Torres Strait Author: NCCARFYear: 2012 This factsheet summarises key findings from a case study on limits to adaptation for two low-lying communities in the Torres Strait. Boigu is one of the lowest lying inhabited Torres Strait islands, and already experiences inundation by the sea… Read More

Limits to Climate Change Adaptation in the Great Barrier Reef

Limits to Climate Change Adaptation in the Great Barrier Reef Author: NCCARFYear: 2012 This factsheet summarises key findings from a case study on limits to adaptation on the Great Barrier Reef. In consultation with representatives of state and local government, the fishing and tourism industries, non-government, and scientific institutions, researchers used future scenarios to investigate… Read More

Climate Change Adaptation in Floodplain Wetlands: the Macquarie Marshes

Climate Change Adaptation in Floodplain Wetlands: the Macquarie Marshes Author: NCCARFYear: 2012 This factsheet summarises key findings from a case study on limits to adaptation in the Macquarie Marshes. The Macquarie Marshes has experienced significant declines in biodiversity and populations due to regulation of water supplies, and hence is increasingly vulnerable to projected climate change… Read More

Climate Change Adaptation in the Australian Alps, 2pp, factsheet.

Climate Change Adaptation in the Australian Alps, 2pp, factsheet. Author: NCCARFYear: 2012 This factsheet summarises key findings from a case study on limits to adaptation in the Australian Alps. In the Australian Alps, social, governance and knowledge issues were found to play an important but largely under-recognised role in limiting climate change adaptation. Stakeholders in… 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

Implementing food security risk management

Implementing food security risk management Author: NCCARFYear: 2012 The project Food Security, Risk Management and Climate Change conducted a case study on the company Metcash Ltd as part of an examination of the impact of climate change on food security and managing the risk. Originating in the 1920s as a family business, Metcash Ltd is… Read More

Limits to Climate Change Adaptation: Key Findings

Limits to Climate Change Adaptation: Key Findings Authors: NCCARFYear: 2012 While adaptation barriers are obstacles that can be overcome with concerted effort, limits describe situations where particular climate change costs or outcomes cannot be avoided, only transcended. Limits to adaptation are often classified as ecological, economic, technological and/or social in nature. This factsheet presents the… Read More