The National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) is hosting its national conference over three days in June 2013 (25 - 27 June) at the Hilton Hotel, Sydney, Australia. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Climate Adaptation 2013: Knowledge + partnerships’.
The School of People, Environment and Planning offers a range of undergraduate degrees (BA and BSc) and majors (Geography, Social Anthropology, Environmental Studies) are offered reflecting the broad range of expertise in the School. In addition there are the professionally accredited Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning (BRP) and Master of Resource and Environmental Planning (MRP) degrees. An interdisciplinary Environmental Studies programme is also based within the School.
Renewable energy supplies, efficient and wise use of energy and energy management are now widely recognised to mitigate for greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels, to reduce the annual costs of energy for a business or government department, and to provide sustainable energy solutions for people who want good health, comfort, entertainment, mobility and to maintain or enhance their present lifestyles.
The Australian National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) will hold its national conference over three days in June 2012 (26 - 28 June) at the Sebel Hotel, Albert Park, Melbourne.
The theme of this year's conference is 'Climate Adaptation in Action: Sharing Knowledge to Adapt'.
On Thursday 5 May 2011, approximately 60 participants attended a workshop at the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor in Wellington to hear from lead authors (from Australia and New Zealand) about the scope of the ‘Australasia' chapter for the upcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5).
This Landcare Research programme develops and apply's knowledge, tools and programmes to improve the sustainable practice of individual firms and industry sectors and provide credible verification of their sustainability performance.
Sustainable practice provides businesses with a competitive advantage for emerging export market requirements and increases business compliance with environmental legislation.
This Landcare Research work supports the development of sustainable, resilient and livable cities, settlements and communities. We achieve this by developing strategies to accommodate population growth while maintaining affordability, amenity, environmental quality, resilience and resource efficency. This includes: