Looking Into the Past to Learn for the Future: Climate Extremes Informing Climate Change Adaptation

Media type: 
Presentations
Author/s: 
Sarah Boulter
Jean Palutikof
Anthony Kiem
Danielle Verdon-Kidd
Institution/s: 
NCCARF
Griffith University
State: 
New South Wales
Year: 
2011

This presentation from the Handling the Heat: Climate Change Adaptation in the Central Coast and Hunter forum and the IUGG Conference 2011 summarizes NCCARF findings on the success or failure of adaptation from seven historical severe storm case studies. The presentation includes lessons learned about enabling adaptation, timeliness of adaptation, awareness, and practicality.

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