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 6: Legal Risk. A guide to legal decision making in the face of climate change for coastal decision makers

Information Manual 6: Legal Risk. A guide to legal decision making in the face of climate change for coastal decision makers Authors: Justine Bell-James, Mark Baker-Jones and Emilie BartonYear: 2016 This manual helps decision-makers to identify functions and decisions that may give rise to legal risk and to provide some guidance on how to manage… Read More

Information Manual 4: Assessing the costs and benefits of coastal climate adaptation

Information Manual 4: Assessing the costs and benefits of coastal climate adaptation Authors: Russell M. Wise and Timothy R. CaponYear: 2016 This manual provide readers with information and advice on how to navigate the difficult landscape of deciding when, why and how to assess the costs and benefits of adaptation. It complements other resources that… Read More

Information Manual 5: Planning approaches and instruments for adaptation

Information Manual 5: Planning approaches and instruments for adaptation Authors: Barbara Norman and Nicole GurranYear: 2016 This manual provides readily accessible guidance to users on planning for the impacts of climate change including sea level rise, extreme events (storms, fire, flood,) and some of the challenges of living with a warmer coastal environment (heat, drought).… 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

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

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

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 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

Climate change adaptation: Briefing note 5 – Local government executive

Climate change adaptation: Briefing note 5 – Local government executive Author: NCCARFYear: 2016 This briefing outlines the challenges that engineers face in preparing for a climate changed future. Local councils will be at the frontline of responding to climate change threats. They may experience climate change impacts across the whole organisation with potential for costly… Read More