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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/332991
Description: This study explores the extent and quality of localised mining water-related disclosures from the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW). The data set provides an atypical opportunity to study volu ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/310132
Description: This paper examines the adequacy of both the regulatory regime and reporting practices of water reporting of Australian mine sites in the context of the Macquarie and Lachlan catchments of New South W ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/269511
Description: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the globally-recognised reference body for climate-related research, describes warming of the climate system as 'unequivocal'. The changing climat ... More
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/269514
Description: 38 page(s)
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/283204
Description: The Earth system is a complex adaptive system, characterised by non-linear change and with significant capacity for surprise. In times of systemic crisis, such as dangerous anthropogenic climate chang ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/211861
Description: Current insurer responses to anthropogenic climate change are generally adaptive and weakly mitigative rather than strongly mitigative. In this chapter, we argue successful insurance system adaptation ... More
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/145977
Description: Climate change is a phenomenon of the Earth system, which is characterized by thresholds and non-linear change. This analysis considers the adequacy of insurance (in its broadest sense) responses to c ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/162318
Description: This paper proposes reflexive mitigation as an ecologically effective insurance system response to dangerous anthropogenic climate change. Reflexive mitigation is an adaptive approach to mitigating cl ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/162317
Description: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC (2007), "Climate change 2007: impacts, adaptation and vulnerability, Working Group II contribution to the fourth assessment report of the intergover ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/93520
Description: Market approaches to limit CO₂e emissions such as carbon taxes and emissions trading schemes (ETSs) aim to avoid dangerous anthropogenic climate change by ascribing a financial cost to emissions. Yet ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/91006
Description: Using Participatory Action Research (PAR), the research presented here sought to resolve the problematic of whether climate group-initiated legislation could stimulate effective policy action on clima ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/130889
Description: Over the past 20 years, the US Federal Government has been considered to be intransigent in its response to climate change by many commentators and not-for-profit environmental advocacy organizations ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: CDM | sustainable energy | renewable | policy | Thailand
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/130731
Description: Renewable energy is considered an indispensable basis of sustainable energy systems as electricity generation from renewable sources results in low emissions of greenhouse gases compared to fossil fue ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/24158
Description: Bhutan's energy and environmental situation and approaches to development are reviewed and analyzed in this paper. Conservation of natural resources and human happiness have been placed as central str ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/37580
Description: Recognising the significant body of scientific research that indicates the Great Barrier Reef is being harmed by changes in its catchment, this report investigates ways in which changes to land use an ... More
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