2016 Plenary Presentations

Climate Adaptation 2016.

Opening plenary

International dimensions of climate change risks and the risks and the work of the UNFCCC.
Xianfu Lu, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Plenary 2: At land’s end: coastal and marine adaptation

Sea level rise and the vulnerability of the world’s coasts.
Robert Nicholls, University of Southampton, UK.

NCCARF’s work in the wider context of adaptation.
Jean Palutikof, NCCARF.

Loss? Insights from atoll countries.
Jon Barnett, University of Melbourne.

Plenary 3: Taking a global perspective

Investment priorities for climate and green bonds.
Sean Kidney, Climate Bonds Initiative, UK.

Climate change, national security and defence.
Professor Admiral Chris Barrie, Australian National University.

Trans-boundary climate change issues in the Asia-Pacific region.
James Butler, CSIRO.

Plenary 4: The challenges of social change

Climate change and human health.
Kris Ebi, University of Washington, USA.

Climate change, gender and the advancement of women in rural areas.
Margaret Alston, Monash University.

Vulnerability, marginalisation, anticipatory learning and flexible planning.
Petra Tschakert, University of Western Australia.

Closing plenary

Tim Jarvis, adventurer and scientist.


Plenary presentations, by presenter:

Chris Barrie

James Butler

Sean Kidney

Xianfu Lu

Jean Palutikof

Petra Tschakert