Links to various websites with information on climate change from a Tasmanian, Australian and international perspective.
Links (FarmPoint is not responsible for the content of the websites linked to below. The link does not constitute any form of endorsement.)
: Reducing emissions
The Tasmanian Climate Change Office is up and running in Hobart’s Salamanca Square and is working on a number of new initiatives as well as finalising the Climate Change Strategy for the State.
: Natural Disaster Insurance Checkup
Depending on where you live, you may have more risk of loss or damage to your home, business or belongings if a natural disaster comes your way.
: Climate Change (Aust Govt)
The Australian Government is committed to action that will safeguard the environment, sustain society and support the economy.
: Climate change (Vic Govt)
This web site provides information about the comprehensive suite of actions led by the Victorian Government to address climate change and how you can play your part.
: Climate Kelpie
The Climate Kelpie website is designed to give Australian farmers and rural advisers easy access to tools and information about the weather and climate.
: Garnaut Climate Change Review
The Garnaut Climate Change Review was commissioned by Australia's State and Territory Governments on 30 April 2007. The Review examined the impacts of climate change on the Australian economy, and recommend medium to long-term policies and policy frameworks to improve the prospects for sustainable prosperity.
: Greenhouse (gases) in Agriculture
Research, develop and communicate cost-effective options for the abatement of methane and nitrous oxide (greenhouse gases) from Victorian agriculture.
: The long paddock (Qld Govt)
Provides decision-support information services to help clients better manage climatic risks and opportunities particularly those associated with the El Niño - Southern Oscillation (ENSO) phenomenon.
: Land Use Planning for Disaster Resilient Communities
Effective land use planning in areas that are subject to, or potentially subject to, natural hazards can significantly reduce the increase in disaster risk and enhance the resilience of existing and future communities.
: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
The IPCC was established to provide the decision-makers and others interested in climate change with an objective source of information about climate change. The IPCC is a scientific intergovernmental body set up by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).