Why should we adapt to climate change?

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Year: 
2016
Author: 
NCCARF

This infographic explains the reasons why we should adapt to climate change. The first section shows the current options to tackle climate change: geo-engineering and mitigation. The second one uses a graph to demonstrate how devastating the negative effects of climate change could be if no actions are taken, especially in the coastal zone. Finally, the third section explains why adaptation to climate change is so important, and emphasises the positive opportunities that adaptation actions could bring.

Resource Type: 
Factsheet
Location: 
Australia Wide
Topics: 
Agriculture
Biodiversity, natural resources
Bushfire
Coastal
Communities
Drought
Flooding
Heat
Infrastructure
Storms, cyclones

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