This week is NCCARF's Annual Conference in Sydney. We expect more than 500 people to attend this key event for Australian adaptation researchers and practitioners. For more information, visit: www.nccarf.edu.au/conference2013.
Week startingMonday, June 24, 2013
Week startingMonday, June 17, 2013
Four NCCARF final reports are now available on the themes of community based adaptation to climate change, Australia’s country towns in 2050, urban drought security, and adaptation options for Surf Life Saving Australia.
Week startingTuesday, June 11, 2013
This week, NCCARF will discuss case studies in Adaptation Good Practice with local and State government and industry in Perth on Friday.
Last week, NCCARF published seven final reports on the themes of primary industries; emergency management; social, economic and institutional dimensions; settlements and infrastructure; indigenous communities; food security; and systems thinking.
Week startingMonday, June 3, 2013
This week, NCCARF staff are attending the Primary Industries Adaptation Research Network Symposium "Farm profitability in a food insecure world". Jean Palutikof is a member of the Premier's Council on Climate Change for South Australia and will attend a Council meeting in Adelaide.
NCCARF published nine new reports last week on Indigenous communities, industry and business, biodiversity and primary industries.
The full program to plan for NCCARF's annual conference Climate Adaptation 2013 is now online. See you in Sydney, 25-27 June.
Week startingMonday, May 27, 2013
NCCARF launches results from more than 140 peer-reviewed research projects at Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday. The projects are across all aspects of climate change adaptation science and practice. A series of seminars throughout the day will showcase some of the results.
Also on Thursday we will publish three reports from the Indigenous Communities theme on strengthening institutions for Indigenous resilience, adaptive housing in Alice Springs, and Indigenous women's approach to aquaculture.
The National Climate Adaptation conference is offering discounted registration this week until Thursday 5pm. Register here.
Week startingMonday, May 20, 2013
This week, seven NCCARF final reports are available on climate change adaptation and public understanding in SA, network governance, heat readiness in aged care facilities, restoring habitats of threatened species, valuing adaptation under rapid change, broadacre farming and strategies for Australian birds.
You are invited to Climate Adaptation: Building the Business Case on 27 June 2013. In this breakfast briefing for business, our speakers will explore business responses to a changing climate through investment, resilience and risk.
The Adaptation Conversation continues this week to develop policy guidance briefs on Ensuring business and industry are ready for climate change and Policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks for adaptation in Sydney.
Week startingMonday, May 13, 2013
The Director Jean Palutikof is giving a plenary presentation at the VCCCAR Annual Forum in Geelong on the topic "Adaptation Barriers and Enablers: when we know what we know, why don't we act?" Final reports released this week address topics including climate change adaptation strategies for Australian birds, valuing adaptation under rapid change, and adapting aged care facilities.
Week startingMonday, May 6, 2013
We are providing climate adaptation information for the built environment and construction sectors at the World Building Congress in Brisbane. David Rissik will address "Designing the adaptation roadmap" at the EIANZ flood workshop "Naturally Hazardous Queensland". The Program for the NCCARF National Adaptation Conference climate adaptation 2013 is now online. New NCCARF research which has appeared in the last week includes reports on adaptation options for freshwater ecosystems and on wetland management, as well as adaptation issues for the rental sector and small to medium enterprises.
Week startingMonday, April 29, 2013
NCCARF is organising review meetings for three of the draft chapters on adaptation in the IPCC Working Group II Fifth Assessment Government and Expert Review. These meetings bring together researchers and practitioners in adaptation to discuss the chapters and produce in-depth reviews.
Eight final NCCARF reports will be published this week on sea-level rise, coextinction of insects, wetland management the rental sector, Small-to-Medium enterprises, cross-border adaptation mechanisms, spatial planning instruments, and adaptation costs in coastal communities.
Week startingMonday, April 22, 2013
This Tuesday, join us in Sydney for the NCCARF forum 'Climate Change Adaptation and the Business Sector'. Research presented at this forum explores climate change impacts and responses associated with insurance, boardroom engagement, strata title and climate legal risk. Four NCCARF research reports for the business sector will be released. Register now.
The Adaptation Conversation continues this week in Melbourne to develop the Emergency management and adaptation policy guidance brief with a team of adaptation practitioners and researchers.