Discussion papers

Urban water supply in a carbon constrained Australia: Water‐energy linkages by Eytan Rocheta and William Peirson

  • Increasing population pressure, natural climate variability and susceptibility to projected climate change impacts have potential to place increasing strain on existing water infrastructure in Aust

Increasing the adaptive capacity of water storage systems by reducing evaporation by William Peirson et al.

  • Fill in the Dams? Authored by Alexandra Bennett, William Peirson Evaporation mitigation by storage in rock and sand Authored by William L.

Voluntary travel behaviour change and its potential implications for climate change mitigation and adaptation by Michelle Philp and Michael Taylor, Barbara Hardy Institute

  • Climate change poses a threat to all fundamental human requirements including water, crop yields, health and the surrounding land and environment (Stern 2006; Ball 2009).

Assessment of the Challenges in Adapting Water Resources and Infrastructure to Climate Change—Literature Review by Michael Short, Matthias Schulz, Eytan Rocheta and Greg Peters

  • There is widespread agreement amongst the international scientific community that climate change is occurring, that it is largely manmade and that it will have significant implications for humanity

Adapting to Climate Change - Implications for Transport Infrastructure, Transport Systems and Travel Behaviour by Michelle Philp and Michael Taylor, Barbara Hardy Institute

  • Scientific evidence identifies climate change as a serious global risk that requires immediate response from the global community (Stern 2006; Chapman 2007; IPCC 2007a, 2007b, 2007c; Garnaut 2008;

Uncertainty and Infrastructure Investment Appraisal by David G. Carmichael and Maria C. A. Balatbat

  • Conventional investment appraisal for infrastructure tends to be carried out deterministically, assuming that today's conditions will continue or trend into the future.