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>>
This Week in NCCARF
Week startingMonday, December 10, 2012
Week startingWednesday, 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 startingMonday, 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 startingMonday, 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.
Week startingMonday, November 19, 2012
This week, NCCARF meets with representatives from its partner institutions. Find out more about NCCARF's partners here>> Mr Steven Ciobo MP, Federal Member for Moncrieff will visit NCCARF to learn about our work over the last four years. Adaptation Conversations on Agriculture and Decision Making will take place in Adelaide and Canberra respectively. Learn more here>>
Week startingMonday, November 12, 2012
This week, NCCARF meets with representatives from Australian state and territory governments through its Forum for NCCARF, States and Territories (FORNSAT). NCCARF is supporting the national Witness King Tide program, a photography project that helps us visualise the potential future impacts of sea level rise.
Week startingMonday, November 5, 2012
This week, NCCARF's visiting research fellow, Dr Meg Parsons will present seminars in Alice Springs and Adelaide on climate change adaptation, Indigenous communities and concepts of social justice. Call for abstracts now open: Climate Adaptation 2013 - Knowledge + Partnerships, June 2013 Sydney. More information >>
Week startingMonday, October 29, 2012
This week in NCCARF, we open the call for abstracts for Climate Adaptation 2013 - Knowledge and Partnerships. Submit your abstract here>> The Update Report for the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Plan for Terrestrial Biodiversity is open for community comment until 2 November 2012. Please comment on the Draft Update Report generally and the Draft Literature Review. More information >>
Week startingMonday, October 22, 2012
This week, NCCARF visiting fellow from the University of Botswana, Pauline Dube will be hosted by the Emergency Management Adaptation Research Network and the Centre for Risk and Community Safety to present a talk at RMIT University on fire management perspectives. Read more>> NCCARF Director Jean Palutikof is participating in the IPCC WGII AR5 Third Lead Authors Meeting in Buenos Aires as a Review Editor. Read more>> NCCARF is launching a new suite of research portfolio fact sheets here>>
Week startingMonday, October 15, 2012
This week NCCARF highlights another Adaptation Action Story - Effective adaptation policy making: a case study from the Eyre Peninsula. NCCARF's Adaptation Action Stories are designed to show the actions and achievements of organisations that are working to adapt their sector, and to explore the challenges they face and their efforts to manage them. Learn more here.