Climate Change Risk Assessment: Ipswich City Council

This summary of a climate change risk assessment includes climate change projections for the Ipswich, Lockyer Valley, Toowoomba and Somerset local government areas of South East Queensland for 2030, 2050 and 2070. During this study three specific risk were identified as being extreme (using the NZ/AS 4360 methodology): increased maintenance and repair costs for roads and drainage assets; Reduced social interaction and physical activity due to reduced use of outdoor areas, or changed patterns and costs of use; and changed demand patterns for sporting facilities.
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