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Polar Ice Caps and Climate Change

Posted in Events by Devin Maeztri on November 6th, 2008

What: Public Lecture by Tim Jarvis, Environmental scientist, explorer and author
When: Wednesday, November 19, 2008/5:30pm
Where:Turner Theatre, Botany BUilding, University of Melbourne
RSVP recommended. Visit

In this seminar, Tim Jarvis will relate his expeditions to the North and South Poles, with observations about climate change impacts on these remote locations. A slideshow presentation of spectacular visual and graphic images will be used to support his presentation.

“Impacts of climate change on human settlements” report

Posted in Research by Ferne Edwards on August 6th, 2008

The article below is republished from the Australian Policy Online website. To view the original article, please click here.

Impacts of climate change on human settlements in the western port region: people, property and place
Peter Kinrade and Benjamin Preston / CSIRO, Marsden Jacob Associates and WPGA, Australia
Posted: 23-07-2008

This report examines the nature and extent of potential impacts of climate change to the Western Port region of Victoria. The report’s focus is on the impacts of climate change on the built environment, the social and economic implications of the impacts and the vulnerability of different localities and groups. It is one part of a wider integrated assessment of climate change in the region that covers:

  • regional climate changes and biophysical impacts;
  • socio-economic and infrastructure impacts (this report);
  • risk assessment; and
  • adaptation response.

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