adaptation plan

Securing the Future Adaptation Plan: Manningham Council

This is the Manningham Council's adaptation plan, which considers the confluence of climate change, food security and peak oil. "The guiding principles of the plan are resourcing, relocalising and responding, to enable service continuity, growing resilience and leadership. The goals of the plan include risk management, knowledge and advocacy, connecting and integrating, transition and innovation, empowering communities and responsive governance.

2013-2020 Quebec Government Strategy for Climate Change Adaptation

This report maps out the adaptation strategy for Quebec, Canada from 2013 to 2020. It is based on eight key strategic directions, including four cross cutting strategies. This report is useful to glean information from.

Whitehorse City Council Climate Change Adaptation Plan

"The development of this adaptation plan builds on the City of Whitehorse Climate Change Risk Assessment by outlining the actions that Council intends to take to build the resilience of its assets, operations and the resilience of the Whitehorse community. A priority in developing the plan was to reduce what might become extreme risks by implementing a range of actions to adapt to climate change. The plan was developed with participation from Council staff and the community.

Cairns Regional Council Climate Change Strategy 2010-2015

The purpose of this strategy is to provide clear direction for responding to climate change risks and challenges. This strategy builds on Council’s existing climate change policies and programs including the Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan and the Greenhouse Mitigation Action Plan. This strategy will be assessed and reviewed annually to ensure it is based on the latest science and policy information.

Designing Climate Change Adaptation Initiatives

This Toolkit aspires to support all those involved in the design of measurable, verifiable, and reportable adaptation initiatives. It provides step-by-step guidance. As such, it seeks to answer the following question: What are the basic steps in planning and designing an adaptation initiative?

Draft Climate Adaptation Plan: Climate Adept City

This is the climate change action plan for the City of Port Phillip. The plan follows five key themes to develop a resilient city: climate-proofing buildings, flood management, beach protection, city climate and access and safety.

Toolkit for Integrating Climate Change Adaptation into Development Projects

A useful web site which has a range of tools and resources for those planning to undertake adaptation planning. Although this website seems to have a focus on developing countries there are still many useful resources for Australian councils. In particular the checklists (located on the left hand side) would help a council frame the information a processes required to undertake a climate change risk and adaptation plan.

Adaptation and Risk Management

A working paper on climate change risk assessment methodologies. It provides a general overview of the types of methodologies and sponsor organisations. It provides an overview of the different generations of risk assessment and their associated scenario requirement.