Tag Archives: climate impacts

Fear the Fossil Fuel Future Shock

Just how much of Australia’s coal should we export or allow to be burned and what is the implication for Australia’s economy if we leave our current reserves in the ground? Well, the latest report from Carbon Tracker Initiative deals … 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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Large Rise in Sea Level more likely than ever

A recent paper and a sudden melting of the Greenland ice sheet bring the expectation of high levels of rising seas even closer (if it wasn’t enough so far). The paper is ‘Deglacial rapid sea level rises caused by ice sheet … Continue reading

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Coal and Climate Change

Buring of fossil fuels, such as coal, is forcing our atmosphere to trap more heat. The heat escaping into space is less than the energy that comes in from the sun. Measurements of the trends are very clear, we are … Continue reading

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Barriers to Adaptation

The Federal independant body, The Productivity Commission has prepared a study on the “Barriers to Effective Climate Change Adaptation”. They called for comment and held public meetings recently to collect responses on the report. Climate Future attended and presented comment … 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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