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Planning to help our natural landscapes adapt to climate change

12 July 2016

Climate projections for Australia tell us that children born since the millennium can expect anything from 1.7oC to 5.1oC degrees of warming in their lifetimes.

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Darebin Climate Forum 15 June 2016

07 July 2016

In Darebin, for World Environment Day 2016, a panel of prominent climate change experts discussed the current climate situation, why we should be taking action, and what local governments, other levels of government and individuals can do to address climate change.

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Rockefeller Foundation elevates Melbourne’s commitment to resilience

06 June 2016

Melbourne’s new resilience project is helping local government frame conversations about resilience beyond emergency management to social and urban vulnerability, according to an RMIT study.

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Meet Stephen Flood: expert in climate adaption

06 June 2016

Recently, Stephen Flood Post Doctoral Fellow at the New Zealand Climate Change Research Institute at Victoria University of Wellington, and the Director of Research and Pacific Projects at SmartEarth Ireland, visited the Centre for Urban Research to discuss his working paper on the legal issues affecting coastal retreat as an effective response to sea level rise.

Professor Libby Porter People

Professor Libby Porter

Convener of Critical Urban Governance Program

Emeritus Professor Robin Goodman People

Emeritus Professor Robin Goodman

Emeritus Professor, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

Professor Ralph Horne People

Professor Ralph Horne

Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research and Innovation