• Week starting
    Wednesday, July 6, 2016

    This week, NCCARF and CSIRO are co-hosting the national Climate Adaptation 2016 conference in Adelaide. The conference has over 400 attendees from government, business and research, and keynote speakers from Australia, the Pacific region, the UK, United States and the UNFCCC.

    Job vacancies: Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA, is seeking to fill two senior research scientist positions: one in Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, and one in Data Integration, Dissemination, and Informatics.

  • Week starting
    Wednesday, June 22, 2016

    This week, we are calling for adaptation questions to put to our Expert Panel on CoastExchange. Go to https://connect.coastadapt.com.au/discussion/109/ to submit your adaptation question. Answers to selected questions will appear on CoastExchange in July.

    Job vacancies: Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA, is seeking to fill two senior research scientist positions: one in Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, and one in Data Integration, Dissemination, and Informatics.

  • Week starting
    Tuesday, June 7, 2016

    Over the weekend, Gold Coast beaches were extensively eroded during the storm, as shown in this video. NCCARF continues the search for panel members for the CoastExchange Expert Panel. We need a broad-based membership for the panel, covering all aspects of adaptation from engineering through to communication, so please step forward if you can help.

  • Week starting
    Monday, May 30, 2016

    This week in NCCARF, we start to recruit experts to the CoastExchange Expert Panel. This panel will answer adaptation questions from registered users of CoastExchange, the NCCARF online forum for the adaptation community. If you would like to apply to join the panel, please follow this link to read more. The closing date for applications is 17th June 2016.

  • Week starting
    Wednesday, May 25, 2016

    This week, the draft program for the NCCARF/CSIRO Climate Adaptation 2016 conference goes live. Join us in Adelaide in July!

  • Week starting
    Tuesday, May 17, 2016

    This week, and for the first time, the Cape Grim monitoring station in NW Tasmania recorded atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations in excess of 400 parts per million. Cape Grim is the only monitoring station for CO2 in the southern hemisphere, and samples from some of the cleanest air on the planet. This marks yet another step on the climate change journey.

    Meanwhile at NCCARF, in CoastExchange we are running another competition. We’re looking for simple adaptation options that people can implement right now. And for your ideas you can win a $50 voucher and a new book from Tim Jarvis - the Antarctic explorer who will give the closing plenary at the NCCARF CSIRO Climate Adaptation Conference in July.
    (The conference program is close to finalised and the final program will be launched on Monday 23 May.)

  • Week starting
    Tuesday, May 10, 2016

    This week, the Adaptation Futures 2016 conference takes place in Rotterdam. This is the fourth in the conference series that began in the Gold Coast in 2010 organised by NCCARF and CSIRO. NCCARF staff are attending the Rotterdam meeting to give presentations about our current work program.

  • Week starting
    Tuesday, May 3, 2016

    Dave Rissik from NCCARF will be attending the Australian Coastal Councils Conference in Rockingham, Western Australia, and making a presentation about CoastAdapt.

  • Week starting
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016

    NCCARF participates in the Future Earth Australia workshop to be held at the Australian Academy of Science in Canberra. For more information https://www.science.org.au/news-and-events/future-earth-australia-workshop.

  • Week starting
    Monday, April 18, 2016

    The Royal Society of New Zealand launches its new report 'Climate Change Implications for New Zealand'. Jean Palutikof from NCCARF will attend and will follow the launch with an evening public lecture in Wellington on 'Managing our changing climate: an Australian perspective'.

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