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Reports commissioned by the Garnaut Climate Change Review



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Sectoral impacts of climate change
SectorSub-sector or areaTitle of paperStudy undertaken by:
Resource based industries and communitiesIrrigated cropping in Murray Darling Basin The implications for irrigation in the Murray–Darling Basin (PDF, 2.81MB)School of Economics, University of Queensland.
Dryland cropping – wheatGlobal climate change impacts on Australia’s wheat crops (PDF, 137kb)CSIRO and Queensland DPIF.
Livestock carrying capacitySimulation of climate change impacts on livestock carrying capacity and production (PDF, 557kb)Environmental Protection Agency and CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems.
Forestry The potential impacts of climate change on the forest and wood products manufacturing sector in Australia (PDF, 151kb)ABARE.
FisheriesPreparing Australian fisheries and aquaculture to adapt to the potential impacts of climate change (PDF, 81kb)ABARE.
MiningThe potential impacts of climate change on the mining (minerals and energy) sector in Australia (PDF, 369kb)ABARE.
Horticulture Defining the impacts of climate change on horticulture in Australia (PDF, 303kb)Queensland DPIF.
Viticulture and the wine industryViticulture, wine and climate change (PDF, 148kb)University of Adelaide
The Great Barrier Reef The impact of climate change and ocean acidification on the Great Barrier Reef and its tourist industry (PDF, 2.15MB)Centre for Marine Studies, University of Queensland and Economic Strategies Pty Ltd.
Alpine zone of south-east AustraliaImpact of climate change on Australia’s alpine areas (PDF, 85kb)Maunsell Australia Pty Ltd.
Australia’s World Heritage properties,Impacts of climate change on Australia’s World Heritage properties and their values (PDF, 213kb)Institute for Environment, Australian National University.
South-west Western AustraliaTourism in south-west Western Australia: climate change vulnerability and adaptation (PDF, 259kb)Tourism Western Australia and the Department of Environment and Conservation.
Critical infrastructureInfrastructure Impact of climate change on infrastructure in Australia and CGE model inputs (PDF, 2.85MB)Maunsell Australia Pty Ltd, in association with CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems.
Roads and bridgesImpact of climate change on Australia’s roads and bridge infrastructure (PDF, 335kb)Maunsell Australia Pty Ltd.
Telecommunications Impact of climate change on Australia’s telecommunications infrastructure (PDF, 81kb)Maunsell Australia Pty Ltd.
Human healthThree health outcomesThe impacts of climate change on three health outcomes: temperature-related mortality and hospitalisations, salmonellosis and other bacterial gastroenteritis, and population at risk from dengue (549kb)National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (Australian National University), and School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney.
Ross River virusClimate change impacts on the burden of Ross River virus disease (PDF, 274kb)National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (Australian National University), and School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney.
Health of remote northern Australian Indigenous communities Climate impacts on the health of remote northern Australian Indigenous communities (PDF, 490kb)University of New South Wales
Mental health Rural mental health impacts of climate change (PDF, 443kb)National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (ANU), and ANU College of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Ecosystems and biodiversity Biodiversity and climate change (PDF, 428kb)Australian Centre for Biodiversity, Monash University.
Security Climate change and security: managing the risk (PDF, 251kb)Professor Alan Dupont, University of Sydney.
Extreme events Defining the impacts of climate change on extreme events (PDF, 235kb)Monash University.
Australia and international tradeAssessment of future global scenarios for the Garnaut Climate Change Review: An application of the GIAM framework (PDF, 8.03MB)ABARE and CSIRO.
Catastrophic events Defining the impacts of climate change on catastrophic events (PDF, 96kb)Monash University.
Science of climate change
Study areaTitle of paperStudy undertaken by:
Science of Climate ChangeThe Science of Climate Change - An Overview (PDF, 5.67MB)University of Melbourne, Climate Adaptation - Science & Policy Initiative (CASPI)
Stabilising greenhouse gas concentrationsThe science of stabilising greenhouse gas concentrations (PDF, 1.35MB)University of Melbourne, Climate Adaptation - Science & Policy Initiative (CASPI)
Global temperature trendsGlobal temperature trends (PDF,130kb).Breusch and Vahid, Crawford School of Economics (Australian National Univerity)
Adaptation
Study areaTitle of paperStudy undertaken by:
Climate Change AdaptationClimate Change Adapation: Mapping the Context (PDF, 331kb) Amanda Lynch, Monash University.
Emissions Trading Scheme
Study areaTitle of paperStudy undertaken by:
Agriculture and forestry inclusionInclusion of agriculture and forestry in a domestic emissions trading scheme - New Zealand s experience to date (PDF, 271kb)Suzi Kerr and Andrew Sweet (Motu and Firecone)
Greenhouse gas pricing tools and regimesGreenhouse gas pricing tools and regimes (PDF, 435kb)ACIL Tasman
Modelling
Study areaTitle of paperStudy undertaken by:
Modelling climate change impactsModelling Climate Change Impacts using CGE Models – A Literature Review (PDF, 248kb)Frontier Economics
Modelling and market failures in the energy sectorModelling Policies to Address Market Failures in the Energy Sector (PDF, 233kb)McLennan Magasanik Associates (MMA).
Innovation
Study areaTitle of paperStudy undertaken by:
Energy technology innovationEnergy Technology Innovation: A Systems Perspective (PDF, 522kb)Sustainability Research Insititute, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds.
National Electricity Market Failures and Governance Barriers for New TechnologiesNational Electricity Market Failures and Governance Barriers for New Technologies (PDF, 265kb)McLennan Magasanik Associates (MMA).
Accelerating innovationThe challenge of environmental technology: promoting radical innovation in conditions of lock-in (PDF, 352kb)Keith Smith, Australian Innovation Research Centre, University of Tasmania.



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