• Week starting
    Monday, 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 starting
    Monday, 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 starting
    Monday, 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 starting
    Monday, 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 starting
    Monday, April 29, 2013

    This week in NCCARF, your chance to win complimentary registration to Climate Adaptation 2013, through the NCCARF 2013 Conference photo competition, closes on Tuesday 30 April. 

    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 starting
    Monday, April 22, 2013

    Your chance to win complimentary registration to Climate Adaptation 2013 through the NCCARF 2013 Conference photo competition closes 30 April.

    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.

  • Week starting
    Monday, April 15, 2013

    This week, NCCARF will host the Adaptation policy for the conservation and management of nationally and internationally important wetlands workshop in Melbourne. We release final reports on urban food security, catchment management and coastal urban climate futures.  

    An NCCARF project in the Indigenous Communities theme has produced the video Nhawul Bultjubul Ma (To see with both eyes) looking at climate change through the eyes of Indigenous peoples in Australia and overseas. 

    On Friday, NCCARF closes nominations for 2013 Climate Adaptation Champions. Please hurry to nominate the people/organisations you know to be working effectively in adaptation to climate variability and change. Note: if you submitted a nomination on or before 4th April, please contact Cameron Moor at c.moor@griffith.edu.au; or 0429 090 926. Your submission may not have reached NCCARF.

  • Week starting
    Monday, April 8, 2013
    This week in NCCARF, the Adaptation Conversation continues in Adelaide to develop the Heat-stress planning and health policy guidance brief with a team of adaptation practitioners and researchers.

    2013 NCCARF Adaptation Champions nominations extended to 19 April 2013: Warning- if you submitted a nomination on or before 4th April, please contact Cameron Moor at c.moor@griffith.edu.au; or 0429 090 926. Your submission may not have reached NCCARF.
  • Week starting
    Tuesday, April 2, 2013

    The call is out for the NCCARF 2013 Climate Adaptation Champions to highlight those taking steps to adapt to climate variability and change. Nominations deadline extended: 19th April 2013.

    Adaptation Champions nominations: Warning- if you submitted a nomination on or before 4th April, please contact Cameron Moor at c.moor@griffith.edu.au; or 0429 090 926. Your submission may not have reached NCCARF.

    Check out the NCCARF 2013 Conference photo competition for a chance to win complimentary registration to Climate Adaptation 2013.

  • Week starting
    Monday, March 25, 2013

    The call is out for the NCCARF 2013 Climate Adaptation Champions to highlight those taking steps to adapt to climate variability and change. Nominations close 12 April 2013. 

    Almost 400 abstracts were received for the Climate Adaptation 2013 conference and the reports back from the abstract review committee are that the standard this year is exceptional. Presentation offers are being sent out to successful presenters this week for acceptance. 

    Check out the NCCARF 2013 Conference photo competition for a chance to win complimentary registration to Climate Adaptation 2013.

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