Climate Adaptation 2012

Climate Adaptation 2012

The Climate Adaptation 2012 Conference showcased the contribution of adaptation science to planning and policy making across Australia, and how robust adaptation decisions can be made in the face of uncertainty.

Co-hosted by the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) and the CSIRO Climate Adaptation Flagship, Climate Adaptation in Action 2012 – Sharing knowledge to adapt was held on 26-28 June 2012 at the Sebel Albert Park, Melbourne.

Presentations

You can view the presentations of keynote speakers below:

Simon Mckeon – Official Opening of Climate Adaptation in Action 2012


Blair Comley, Secretary, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency (DCCEE)


Wendy Craik Am – Regulatory and policy barriers to climate adaptation: draft report

Lesley Highes – The climate commission: conversations with the Australian public


Tony McMichael – Reducing health risks: setting the adaptation task in context


Kristie Ebi – But is it adaptation?


Alistair Woodward – Adapting to protect health under climate change: general or specific


John Trobridge – Climate change: industry impact and response


Mark Howden – Australian agriculture – adapting as usual?


Mark Rogers – Infrasture assets and climate change action – funding resilience


John Thwaites – National construction code facilitating adaptation to climate change


Francis Zwiers – On the attributes and challenges of regional climate


Mark Stafford-Smith – Planet under pressure: new knowledge towards solutions in 2012


Ian Noble – Adaptation from development banks and private sector


Jon Barnett – It ‘aint what you do, its the (why) and way you do it.


Dave Griggs – Visioning an climate change adapted Australia in 2030


Peter Cosier – What is failure and what is success?

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