A simplified scale for assessing current impact of climate change in the Pacific region

Macfarlane, M. (2012) A simplified scale for assessing current impact of climate change in the Pacific region. In: National Adaptation Conference (NCCARF 2012): Climate Adaptation in Action 2012 :Sharing Knowledge to Adapt, 26-28 Jun 2012, Melbourne, Australia.

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Climate change is regarded as one of the greatest policy challenges ever faced by governments and policymakers. To understand and compare the impact of climate change between
regions requires a clear and consistent measure. To date there is no one simplified scale for measuring climate change impact for policymakers and the general public. This
paper highlights the need for a simplified impact scale to improve clarity and reduce complexity in communicating climate change impacts to a broader audience.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Poster)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: © National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility 2012 Poster no. 314
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - No Department
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2013 23:23
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 03:21
Uncontrolled Keywords: climate change; Australia; government policies; measuring change; disseminating information
Fields of Research : 04 Earth Sciences > 0401 Atmospheric Sciences > 040104 Climate Change Processes
16 Studies in Human Society > 1605 Policy and Administration > 160510 Public Policy
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1505 Marketing > 150503 Marketing Management (incl. Strategy and Customer Relations)
Socio-Economic Objective: D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960302 Climate Change Mitigation Strategies
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/22145

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