C-CADS: Coastal Climate Adaptation Decision Support

C-CADS: Coastal Climate Adaptation Decision Support Author: NCCARFYear: 2016 This infographic illustrates the six steps of the C-CADS (Coastal Climate Adaptation Decision Support) process: (1) Identify challenges, (2) Assess risks and vulnerability, (3) Identify options, (4) Evaluate options and prepare a plan, (5) Take action, and (6) Monitor and evaluate. C-CADS provides guidance and support… Read More

Why is sea level rise important?

Why is sea level rise important? Author: NCCARFYear: 2016 This infographic explains why sea levels are rising (thermal expansion and melting ice), how much they have already risen and could rise in the next 100 years, and the risks associated with these changes. Sea level rise is a key consideration for future planning for our… Read More

What are the options for adapting to sea level rise?

What are the options for adapting to sea level rise? Author: NCCARFYear: 2016 This infographic illustrates five different options to adapt to sea level rise: (1) planning options, (2) regulatory options, (3) land use change or restriction options, (4) structural options, and (5) soft options. In the infographic each option is explained in detail, considering… Read More

What should we consider in adapting to sea level rise?

What should we consider in adapting to sea level rise? Author: NCCARFYear: 2016 This infographic shows different ways in which we can adapt to sea level rise: protect, accommodate, retreat, avoid and attack. It also outlines the possibility of combining these options to develop a plan of action, and the additional choices we need to… Read More

What are the RCPs?

What are the RCPs? Author: NCCARF Year: 2016 Do you know what the Representative Concentration Pathways (RCPs) are? This infographic explains the logic under these four greenhouse gas concentration trajectories used in the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Changes in temperature, sea level and extreme weather expected under each… 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 2: Climate ready cities

Policy Information Brief 2: Climate ready cities 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 adapting Australias major cities to be climate… 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