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Impacts of Climate Change on Settlements in the Western Port Region Climate Change Risks and Adaptation

This report presents the findings of a two year study of climate change risks for the Western Port region. Four themes were followed: regional climate changes and biophysical impacts; socio-economic and infrastructure impacts; risk assessment; and adaptation response. Over 200 risks were identified with over 50% being associated with coastal inundation and/or flooding from intense rainfall.
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