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Working towards a carbon-neutral society: Canberra and the Region This Report records the proceedings of the fourth CURF Annual Forum which focused on carbon-neutrality. We brought together leaders in government, the private sector, NGOs and business, to share their insights and spark informative and spirited discussions on how we could plan for a carbon-neutral future for Canberra and our region.
Climate Change Adaptation in the Australian Capital Region: Emerging issues in the context of regional planning
Study for a Master of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Canberra
Increasingly, the scale of the challenge of climate change mitigation and adaptation is directly linked to land use-planning decisions, which by their nature demand a regional approach. It is a challenge that state and local governments are increasingly required to meet, as long as we continue to more generally see a lack of national government leadership on climate policy.
The Commonwealth Science Conference 2017 held in Singapore recently was organised by Singapore’s National Research Foundation (NRF) and Britain’s Royal Society. One of the speakers was CURF Director Professor Barbara Norman.