Dr Paul Hardisty leads the Climate Adaptation National Research Flagship, which aims to enhance Australia’s preparedness for extreme events, and equip the nation and the world with practical and effective options for adapting to climate change and variability.
The planet's under pressure (Podcast 07 Mar 2012)
In the lead up to the 2012 United Nations (UN) Conference on Sustainable Development - Rio+20, a contingent of CSIRO scientists will join international colleagues at the London Planet Under Pressure conference to discuss the risks humanity is facing from global change. (10:54)
Coastal property and sea level rise
CSIRO conducted a national online survey to determine would-be house-buyers' attitudes to the effects that rising sea levels could have on their investment decisions.
Exploring how the mining industry can adapt to climate change
Future climate variability and change is impacting on the Australian mining industry and its communities in different ways. CSIRO is working with mining enterprises and communities to explore climate adaptation strategies through the CSIRO Climate Adaptation Flagship, in association with both the CSIRO Coal Portfolio and the CSIRO Minerals Down Under Flagship.
Climate Adaptation Flagship
Enabling Australia to adapt more effectively to the impacts of climate change and variability and informing national planning, regulation and investment decisions.
Dr Nina Lansbury Hall: energy use and climate change
Dr Nina Hall is a social researcher helping low-income Australians to more efficiently use energy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, save money on their energy bills, and increase their wellbeing through more comfortable heating and cooling.