This Week in NCCARF

  • Week starting
    Monday, January 21, 2013

    We extend our thanks to the 300 people who attended the public seminar last Friday in Hobart: Climate Change Science and Adaptation Challenges featuring Peter Stott and Linda Mearns. A new NCCARF report explores future climate change challenges to industry and local communities in Central Queensland’s coal mining region, based on looking at droughts and floods since 2000: Extractive resource development in a changing climate: learning the lessons from extreme weather events in Queensland, Australia.

  • Week starting
    Monday, January 14, 2013

    Together with the Marine Biodiversity and Resources Adaptation Research Network, NCCARF will present a public seminar on Friday in Hobart: Climate Change Science and Adaptation Challenges featuring high profile speakers, Peter Stott from the UK Met Office and Linda Mearns from NCAR, USA. They are lead authors from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment. Opening the event will be Senator Christine Milne, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Tasmania, Professor Peter Rathjen and the Director of NCCARF, Dr Jean Palutikof. More information>>

  • Week starting
    Monday, January 7, 2013

    This week, we have new research reports available. Learn about approaches to risk assessment on Australian coasts, making decisions in the face of uncertainty and vulnerability to heat in our cities. Many reports will be released in the coming weeks so check our news page for updates.

  • Week starting
    Wednesday, January 2, 2013

    NCCARF wishes you a very happy festive season and we look forward to working with you in 2013. For some light reading over the summer, have a look at our publications page for the latest NCCARF research reports. You can see keynote presentations from the 2012 Adaptation in Action Conference, now available on the NCCARF Youtube channel

  • Week starting
    Monday, December 24, 2012

    NCCARF wishes you a very happy festive season and we look forward to working with you in 2013. For some light reading over the summer, have a look at our publications page for the latest NCCARF research reports. You can see keynote presentations from the 2012 Adaptation in Action Conference, now available on the NCCARF Youtube channel

  • Week starting
    Monday, December 17, 2012

    NCCARF wishes you a very happy festive season and we look forward to working with you in 2013. For some light reading over the summer, have a look at our publications page for the latest NCCARF research reports. You can see keynote presentations from the 2012 Adaptation in Action Conference, now available on the NCCARF Youtube channel

  • Week starting
    Monday, December 10, 2012

    This week, join Jean Palutikof (NCCARF), Andrew Ash (CSIRO), Paul Burton (Griffith University) and Mara Bun (Green Cross) as they share some personal views about the challenges and future of climate change adaptation at NCCARF's Christmas seminar at the State Library of Queensland on Wednesday 12th December. More information>>

  • Week starting
    Wednesday, December 5, 2012

    This week NCCARF opens registration for the 2012 NCCARF National Adaptation Conference. To be held June 26-28 in Melbourne, the conference will bring together Australia's leading researchers, practitioners and decision makers from a range of sectors to share the latest research information and practical experience on climate change adaptation in Australia. 

  • Week starting
    Monday, December 3, 2012

    This week in NCCARF, Mr Steven Ciobo MP will visit to learn more about NCCARF's work. Steven is the Federal MP for Moncrieff, the Division in which the NCCARF HQ is located at Griffith University.
    As part of the Adaptation Conversation, we will hold the next in our series of Policy Guidance Brief workshops in Melbourne on Local Government's Role in Adaptation. This will be preceded by a symposium on NCCARF's research, with presentations by Principal Investigators to workshop participants.

  • Week starting
    Monday, November 26, 2012

    This week, Kate Lonsdale will present a public seminar for NCCARF in Sydney, where she will talk about lessons learned about adaptation from UK CIP. More Information>>  Researchers and stakeholders from the Indigenous Communities research theme will meet in Melbourne.  Jean Palutikof will attend the IGBP Science Officers meeting in Canberra, in her role as IGBP Vice-Chair. NCCARF staff will be at the CCRSPI Conference in Melbourne. New research reports on food security, local government and recovery from cyclones are now available.

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