27th Annual NSW Coastal Conference
The 27th Annual NSW Coastal Conference will be held 7-9 November 2018, Merimbula, New South Wales. The conference will bring together over 250 delegates from a diverse range of fields, including: all aspects of coastal, estuarine and marine management, science and research, and education, planning, policy and law; and includes representatives from government, the private sector and community groups and the interested public. For more information or to register, visit http://www.coastalconference.com/
Launch of the Queensland Biodiversity and Ecosystem Climate Adaptation Plan
The Queensland Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science, and Minister for the Arts, the Honourable Leeanne Enoch MP, will be launching the Queensland Biodiversity and Ecosystem Climate Adaptation Plan on Friday 9th November. More information about the plan can be found here.
European Climate Change Adaptation conference (ECCA)
The 4th ECCA conference will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, 28-31 May 2019. The call for abstracts has been extended and now closes on 4th November. Early-bird registration is open until 15th February 2019. For more information, please go to https://www.ecca2019.eu/
National Adaptation Forum
The National Adaptation Forum will take place in Madison, WI, USA, 23-25 April 2019. For more information, please go to https://www.nationaladaptationforum.org/
New IPCC Report
The Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change released the Special Report on "The Impacts of Global Warming of 1.5 °C above Pre-industrial Levels" on 8thOctober. This report can be accessed at http://www.ipcc.ch/report/sr15/
The School of Geography at the University of Melbourne is seeking to fill two Research Fellowships as part of an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship project, titled “Catalysing Solutions to Climate Change in Low-Lying Islands”. For more information, please go tohttp://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/listing/. Closing date 27th November 2018.