Just how vulnerable could your country town be to climate change in 2050?

English: National Australia Bank at Lake Carge...A new report on Australia’s country towns’ vulnerability to climate change in 2050. The document reviews the current literature on climate change and Australia’s settlement system, with particular reference to country towns, highlighting the challenges they will face over the coming decades and the importance of community action in preparing for the future. It also shows climate change will have mixed impacts on rural and regional industries and that some industries that might be considered at risk are likely to thrive, at least in the short term. According to their modelling the top five most vulnerable non-coastal areas in NSW  are White Cliffs, Tottenham, Ivanhoe, Wilcannia and Ungarie.

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1 Response to Just how vulnerable could your country town be to climate change in 2050?

  1. Pingback: Planning for Climate Change in the Coastal Regions of New South Wales « Habitat Town Planning Forum

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