Tag Archives: central coast flooding

Saving Lives Trumps Saving Property Values

By JOHN ASQUITH June 7, 2013, 10:30 p.m. SEVERAL years ago, I was driving south from Brisbane and got trapped in floods at Bellingen. After a massive downpour and a slightly later tidal surge, the waters rose rapidly. It was … Continue reading

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Talk on Saturday – Kariong Eco Hub

Following on from a talk at Politics in the Pub…

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Wyong has a responsibility to act

We have been hearing lately about the winding back of Wyong Shire Council’s sea level rise measures. CEN recently made comments on the WSC LEP (Local Environmental Plan). The LEP is the head planning document that will govern development in … Continue reading

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Renew your Energy with Climate Future at Woytopia

Climate Futureis running the Green Room Talks at the Woytopia Festival on Sun 28th Oct 2012 (http://www.woytopia.info/). Starting with the launch of the Report on the recent well attended Woy Woy Forum on Sea Level Rise, we have three speakers … Continue reading

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Sea Level Rise Seminar to be held at Woy Woy

Woy Woy and the wider Central Coast area is highly vulnerable to sea level rise due to the large number of waterfront properties and low-lying suburbs in the area. The Woy Woy  peninsula itself is only 7m above sea level … Continue reading

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Handling the Heat

Handling the Heat: Research for adaptation in Central Coast and Hunter The NCCARF (National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility) held a 1 day seminar on 23 Nov 2011 at Newcastle Uni, Callaghan Campus. The aim was to discuss the ways … Continue reading

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