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Tag - Climate change and sustainability
The panel of Antonio Mozqueira (ACT Government), Kate Rodgers (Australian Government), Norm Leneham (Eurobodalla Shire Council) and Simon Holloway (Queanbeyan-Palerang Council) took up the challenge of climate change adaptation and knowledge transfer for government at all levels.
The 2015 CURF Annual Forum, entitled “Strengthening Regional Resiliency - Canberra in the Region”, was held 6 November 2015. A detailed paper on the findings and outcomes of the proceedings is now being prepared. Please watch this space for the release date in 2016.
A new report has been released by NCCARF on 'Planning approaches and instruments for adaptation' co-authored by CURF Director Prof Barbara Norman.
These images are a selection of photos taken recently near Lizard Island off the north Queensland coast. They document the ongoing bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef as ocean temperatures continue to be driven upward by climate change.
Learning to Adapt is a training program designed to up-skill professionals on climate change adaptation planning and communication, and is run over 3 separate days of intensive collaborative learning.
The Conversation, published 25 March 2016, Barbara Norman, Anthony Capon, Ida Kubiszewski, Robert Costanza and Will Steffen propose "an Australian Sustainable Development Commission [that] could meet 21st-century challenges by undertaking authoritative studies and providing a non-partisan discussion forum for complex sustainability issues."
Dr Carlos Montana Hoyos spoke at the CURF Seminar on 7 March 2016 on the topic Authenticity in City Design Innovation
A Policy Guidance Brief on ‘Climate Ready Cities’ for the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF)
CURF Director Professor Barbara Norman and Research Fellow Tayanah O'Donnell host national climate adaptation forum.
The ACT Chapter of the Australian Association for Environmental Education (AAEE) together with CURF are hosting a Spotlight Networking Night on Education for Sustainability, at the Ann Harding Centre, University of Canberra.
Pictured are Barbara Norman and Will Steffen, with the Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Professor Johan Rockstrom.
CURF researcher Will Steffen is a co-author of the Climate Council's recent report "Climate Change 2015: Growing Risks, Critical Choices".
Dr Steffen, who was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Canberra yesterday, said graduates: "are going out into the world at a time that is absolutely unique in the history of humans on planet Earth."
CURF climate change and sustainability theme leader Professor Will Steffen was the lead author of two recent research papers.
CURF researcher Tayanah O'Donnell engaged with 7 and 8 year old children on the important issue of water storage and sustainability for the ACT and greater region.
Climate Council of Australia Limited. The record global warmth of 2014 is part of a long-term trend: the Earth is getting hotter. All of the world’s top 10 warmest years have occurred since 1998.
This study estimates the greenhouse gas emission reductions that will be achieved by the first stage of Canberra’s light rail network, which will commence operation in 2019.
Learning to Adapt is a training program designed to up-skill professionals on climate change adaptation planning and communication, and is run over 3 separate days of intensive collaborative learning. The program builds the necessary skills for climate change adaptation projects, including applying climate change science, assessing and managing climate change risks and implementing and communicating adaptation actions.
CURF is a collaborative platform for information on its four key research themes in the Canberra region and beyond.  It aims to provide opportunities for the sharing of information on the research themes and within and between unive...
CURF is a collaborative platform for information on its four key research themes in the Canberra region and beyond.  It aims to provide opportunities for the sharing of information on the research themes and within and between unive...
CURF is a collaborative platform for information on its four key research themes in the Canberra region and beyond.  It aims to provide opportunities for the sharing of information on the research themes and within and between unive...