Parallel session 8 – Communicating climate science and adaptation

Wednesday 1 October 2014 – Day 2, 8.30-10.00am
Room 5
Chair: Celeste Young (Victoria University)
A (short) history of adaptation practice and framing: implications going forward
Bob Webb
ANU, Australia
Can Government deliver ‘fit-for-purpose’ climate information?
Polly Mitchell*, Suzanne Dunford
Office of Environment and Heritage, Australia
Exploring adaptation options across food value chains – the role of climate futures
Steven Crimp*1, Lilly Lim-Camacho1, Veronica Doer1, Mark Howden1, Anoma Ariyawardana2, Gemma Lewis3, Simon Somogyi2
1CSIRO, Australia, 2University of Queensland, Australia, 3University of Tasmania, Australia
Here and now: Talking about the future to adapt to climate change
Liese Coulter
Griffith University, Australia
Planning for climate impacts that’s delivering results – Using behaviour change approaches to deliver far reaching reform
Rohan Hamden
Rohan Hamden and Associates, Australia
Resilience and Adaptation Planning in the Pacific: The importance of effective data and information management
Makelesi Gonelevu*1, Ainsof So’o1, Brendan Mackey1, Sam Mackay1
1SPREP, Samoa, 2Griffith University, Australia