Category Archives: Climate change

Can we plan to adapt to climate change like we plan to retire?

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That was the metaphor that the Hacks for Sustainability event last night in Brisbane rolled-out to generate a new perspective on adaptation policy in Queensland. Thirty interested professionals gathered at QUT to ‘hack’ Queensland climate policy in search of cut-through solutions that can win broad-based support. The group delved separately into cutting emissions and boosting […]

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How will climate change play out over the next 100 years?

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There is a key figure in the IPCC’s Working Group Two report from its Fifth Assessment that shows what the pressure will be on five areas they call ‘Reasons for Concern’. Working Group Two’s Figure 19-7, presents thermometer like gradual coloured shading from white to purple to signify increasing additional risk due to climate change. […]

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Queensland needs effective climate change action following LNP reign

SCOTT LOSEE THE COURIER-MAIL FEBRUARY 16, 2015 12:00AM AT THE fall of the Bligh government, it was not unexpected the Office of Climate Change, headed by the then premier’s partner, would be a target for the incoming LNP. In fact, the new government obliterated the office and anything connected with climate change, including the Queensland […]

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