Latest news from NCCARF

  • Week starting
    Monday, October 8, 2018

    6th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum

    This annual event will take place in Manila, the Philippines, 17-19 October. For more information, please go to:

    http://www.asiapacificadapt.net/events/6th-asia-pacific-climate-change-adaptation-forum

    European Climate Change Adaptation conference (ECCA)

    The 4th ECCA conference will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, 28-31 May 2019. The call for abstracts is currently open and closes on 10th October. Early-bird registration is open until 15 February 2019. For more information, please go to https://www.ecca2019.eu/

    National Adaptation Forum

    The National Adaptation Forum will take place in Madison, WI, USA, 23-25 April 2019. For more information, please go to https://www.nationaladaptationforum.org/

    2018 Roadshow on Biodiversity and Climate Change, various events across NSW

    The Biodiversity Node, led by Macquarie University and the NSW OEH, invite you to attend the 2018 Biodiversity and Climate Change Roadshows, taking place throughout October 2018. These events will focus on adaptation planning for species and ecosystems, and will cover new methods and web tools delivered by the NSW Adaptation Research Hub. Join for an interactive day of presentations, case studies and demonstrations. Registration is free. For more information or to register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/biodiversity-node-of-the-nsw-adaptation-research-hub-17485725232

    27th Annual NSW Coastal Conference

    The 27th Annual NSW Coastal Conference will be held 7-9 November 2018, Merimbula, New South Wales. The conference will bring together over 250 delegates from a diverse range of fields, including: all aspects of coastal, estuarine and marine management, science and research, and education, planning, policy and law; and includes representatives from government, the private sector and community groups and the interested public. For more information or to register, visit http://www.coastalconference.com/

    New IPCC Report

    The Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change released the Special Report on "The Impacts of Global Warming of 1.5 °C above Pre-industrial Levels" on 8th October. This report can be accessed at http://www.ipcc.ch/report/sr15/

     

  • Week starting
    Thursday, September 6, 2018

    Jobs

    The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, based at the University of Victoria (UVIC), BC, Canada, is seeking to fill two positions.

    • Researcher in Residence (PhD plus experience), closing date 30 September
    • UVIC Program Manager (Masters degree plus experience), closing date 2 November

    For more information, go to https://pics.uvic.ca/work-us 

    The University of East Anglia, Norwich UK, is advertising for a Director of the Inter-University Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, and continuing position as Chair in Climate Change Science and Policy. Closing date 28 September. Please see: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BLX100/director-of-the-inter-university-tyndall-centre-for-climate-change-research-and-chair-in-climate-change-science-and-policy-at-the-university-of-east-anglia

    Launch

    NCCARF and the Climate and Health Alliance (CAHA) led the development of the Human Health and Wellbeing Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Queensland through extensive stakeholder engagement and consultation across the state. The Plan was launched in Brisbane on 11 September 2018 by the Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services Honourable Steven Miles MP. The final Plan is available here. You can also read the Emergency Management Sector Adaptation Plan co-developed by NCCARF here.

    2018 Roadshow on Biodiversity and Climate Change, various events across NSW

    The Biodiversity Node, led by Macquarie University and the NSW OEH, invite you to attend the 2018 Biodiversity and Climate Change Roadshow. This event will focus on adaptation planning for species and ecosystems, and will cover new methods and web tools delivered by the NSW Adaptation Research Hub. Join us for an interactive day of presentations, case studies and demonstrations. Registration is free. For more information or to register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/biodiversity-node-of-the-nsw-adaptation-research-hub-17485725232

    27th Annual NSW Coastal Conference

    The 27th Annual NSW Coastal Conference will be held 7-9 November 2018, Merimbula, New South Wales. The conference will bring together over 250 delegates from a diverse range of fields, including: all aspects of coastal, estuarine and marine management, science and research, and education, planning, policy and law; and includes representatives from government, the private sector and community groups and the interested public. For more information or to register, visit http://www.coastalconference.com/

     

  • Week starting
    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    Latest news from NCCARF – August 2018

    Jobs: The African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is offering three four-year Research Chairs in Climate Change Science (covering adaptation), to be based in AIMS, Kigali, Rwanda. Closing date for applications 30 August 2018. For more information go to https://www.nexteinstein.org/research/call-for-applications-ccchair/

    The University of East Anglia, Norwich UK, is advertising for a Director of the Inter-University Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, and continuing position as Chair in Climate Change Science and Policy. Closing date 28 September. Please see: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BLX100/director-of-the-inter-university-tyndall-centre-for-climate-change-research-and-chair-in-climate-change-science-and-policy-at-the-university-of-east-anglia

    New on CoastAdapt:

    We have uploaded five new case studies to CoastAdapt:

    New South Wales: Aquaculture Adaptation in Action: next steps in building the climate change resilience of the Sapphire Coast oyster industry

    South Australia: Nature-based responses to climate change: estuary restoration and conservation in an urban industrial setting

    Tasmania: The social values at risk from sea-level rise in Kingston Beach

    Victoria: Progressing the Barwon South West’s Coastal Hazard Assessment

    International: Climate Resilient Tonga professional development program

    Training course: 

    The Earth Systems and Climate Change Hub is running a training course on 'Climate projections for impact assessment'. 

    Dates: 2-3 October 2018. 

    Venue Windsor Hotel Melbourne. 

    Cost: $500 ($250 for students). 

    Closing date for registration: 24 September 2018

    For more information, go to https://events.csiro.au/Events/2018/August/7/Climate-projections-for-impact-assessment-Oct-2018?email=

  • Week starting
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    Professional development in climate change adaptation and resilience, Wollongong 2018

    NCCARF’s ACCARNSI  node is supporting the NSW OEH and the EIANZ in the delivery of Learning to Adapt, Wollongong 2018. This course focuses on evaluating and renewing climate change adaptation programs and leading organisations to implement improvements. It is held one day a month, over three months, starting on 8 August 2018. For more information go to https://www.eianz.org/events/event/learning-to-adapt-wollongong-program 

  • Week starting
    Monday, June 4, 2018

    NCCARF Adaptation Champions 2017-18

    At this year's National Adaptation Conference, held in Melbourne May 8-10, NCCARF announced the winners of the Climate Adaptation Champions Awards for 2017-18. These Awards recognise the work of Australian people, businesses and governments leading the way in climate change adaptation.

    We congratulate all the winners and are delighted to recognise them for their hard work and innovation. Please follow this link for more information

    NCCARF community workshops in Kingborough and Mackay

    NCCAF is organising two community workshops in early June in Kingborough (1st June) and Mackay (8th June) under the general title of ‘Climate change adaptation for a secure future: people and places. If you are interested in attending, please contact Marilee Campbell

    Special Issue on Decision Support Tools for Adaptation

    NCCARF is leading the production of a Special Issue of the journal Climatic Change on ‘Decision Support Tools for Climate Change’. You can see the papers that have already been published by following this link, and more will appear in the next few months. All the papers produced by NCCARF are open access, so you can download and read them for free. 

    International news

    Despite the much-publicised water shortages, the Adaptation Futures 2018 conference will go ahead in Cape Town in 18-21 June 2018. For more information, go to http://adaptationfutures2018.capetown/

  • Week starting
    Monday, April 30, 2018

    NCCARF Adaptation Champions 2017-18

    At this year's National Adaptation Conference, held in Melbourne May 8-10, NCCARF announced the winners of the Climate Adaptation Champions Awards for 2017-18. These Awards recognise the work of Australian people, businesses and governments leading the way in climate change adaptation.

    We congratulate all the winners and are delighted to recognise them for their hard work and innovation. Please follow this link for more information

    NCCARF community workshops in Kingborough and Mackay

    NCCAF is organising two community workshops in early June in Kingborough (1st June) and Mackay (8th June) under the general title of ‘Climate change adaptation for a secure future: people and places. If you are interested in attending, please contact Marilee Campbell

    New resource on the NCCARF website

    A new report on Infrastructure in the Synthesis Summary series is available from the NCCARF website.

    Special Issue on Decision Support Tools for Adaptation

    NCCARF is leading the production of a Special Issue of the journal Climatic Change on ‘Decision Support Tools for Climate Change’. You can see the papers that have already been published by following this link, and more will appear in the next few months. All the papers produced by NCCARF are open access, so you can download and read them for free. 

    International news

    Despite the much-publicised water shortages, the Adaptation Futures 2018 conference will go ahead in Cape Town in 18-21 June 2018. For more information, go to http://adaptationfutures2018.capetown/

  • Week starting
    Thursday, March 29, 2018
    NCCARF/Engineers Australia Climate Adaptation 2018 conference

    There is still time to register for the CA18 conference, which takes place 8 – 10 May in Melbourne.   
     
    Webinars

    Webinars from the 2018 series are now all online for you to view. They are:
    • Climate change, extremes and sea-level rise - where are we heading?
    • Good weather guarantee - how climate change might transform tourism
    • Coastal planning and governance under climate change and sea-level rise

    Special Issue on Decision Support Tools for Adaptation

    NCCARF is leading the production of a Special Issue of the journal Climatic Change on ‘Decision Support Tools for Climate Change’. You can see the papers that have already been published by following this link, and more will appear in the next few months. All the papers produced by NCCARF are open access, so you can download and read them for free. 

    International news

    Despite the much-publicised water shortages, the Adaptation Futures 2018 conference will go ahead in Cape Town in 18-21 June 2018.  For more information, go to http://adaptationfutures2018.capetown/  Early bird registration closes on 15 April.
  • Week starting
    Monday, March 5, 2018
    CA18 Scholarships
    NCCARF is offering a small number of partial scholarships to help young scientists attend the 2018 Climate Adaptation conference. Closing date for applications 28 March. Please follow this link to apply.

    Call for new case studies for CoastAdapt is currently open until 23 March

    NCCARF is making a call for new case studies for CoastAdapt.  If your organisation has been planning for adaptation, or carrying out an adaptation project, or building community awareness, we’d like to hear from you.  If you’d like to talk to someone about a possible case study, please contact Marilee Campbell. If you’re ready to submit a case study, please go here for further information. The call closes on 23 March. There are prizes!

    NCCARF 2018 webinar series

    The 2018 webinar series continues on 19th March at 2pm (AEST, 3pm DST) with “Coastal planning and governance under climate change and sea-level rise”. The speakers are Bruce Thom and Jo Mummery. To participate, please register

    NCCARF/Engineers Australia Climate Adaptation 2018 conference

    Early bird registration for the CA18 conference closes on 12th March.  

    International news

    Despite the much-publicised water shortages, the Adaptation Futures 2018 conference will go ahead in Cape Town in 18-21 June 2018.  For more information, go to http://adaptationfutures2018.capetown/  Early bird registration closes on 15 April.

  • Week starting
    Monday, February 5, 2018

    DEADLINES: 

    **   It’s not too late to submit an abstract for Climate Adaptation 2018: the call has been extended to 9 February

    **   Call for Adaptation Champions 2017-18 open until 28 February

    **   Call for new case studies for CoastAdapt opens 5 February until 23 March

    NCCARF is making a call for new case studies for CoastAdapt.  If your organisation has been planning for adaptation, or carrying out an adaptation project, or building community awareness, we’d like to hear from you.  If you’d like to talk to someone about a possible case study, please contact Marilee Campbell. If you’re ready to submit a case study, please go here for further information. The call closes on 23 March. There are prizes!

    The call for Adaptation Champions 2017-18 is open until 28 February.  Champions will be chosen in 4 categories: Individual, Community, Business and Government. If you know someone who has advanced the cause of adaptation in Australia or the Asia-Pacific region, make sure they are recognised by making a nomination. 

    The Call for Abstracts for the Climate Adaptation 2018 conference, to be held in Melbourne 8-10 May 2018, closes on 9 February 2018. Please make sure to get your abstract in on time. 

    International news

    Despite the much-publicised water shortages, the Adaptation Futures 2018 conference is planning to go ahead in Cape Town.  For more information, go to http://adaptationfutures2018.capetown/

    News from the IPCC: Register to be a reviewer for the Government and Expert Review of the Second Order Draft of the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C (SR15). The Review runs from 8 January to 25 February 2018.  Registration is open until midnight (in Geneva) on 18 February. Go to https://www.ipcc.ch/apps/comments/sr15/sod/register.php to register.

  • Week starting
    Friday, December 8, 2017

    A new document ‘Coastal Groundwater’ has been uploaded to CoastAdapt.

    The Call for Abstracts for the Climate Adaptation 2018 conference, to be held in Melbourne 8-10 May 2018, is currently open and will close on 2 February 2018. This conference is jointly hosted by NCCARF and Engineers Australia.

    International news
    The Call for Abstracts for the Adaptation Futures 2018 confernce, to be held in Cape Town 18-21 June 2018, will be open from 8 December 2017 to 15 January 2018. For more information, go to http://adaptationfutures2018.capetown/

    Job opportunity: the UK Committee on Climate Change secretariat is looking for a Senior Analyst - Climate Science. See https://www.theccc.org.uk/contact-us/careers/. Closing date: 8 January 2018.

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