Event

Governing Adaptation

When
Thursday 12 March 2015 9.00 - 5.00PM

This event has passed

Venue

Holme Building, Science Road, University of Sydney

Map

Climate change is here, so how do we govern adaptation?

More frequent heatwaves and bushfires, more intense storms, sea level rise, and more – we  are already feeling the effects of climate change. While we see little action on the mitigation of greenhouse gases in Australia, and the world’s nations struggle to agree to a new framework for limiting climate change, local governments have begun plans to adapt to a changing environment.

This symposium will examine some of the normative frameworks for adaptation policy – justice, resilience, transformation – and explore specific cases and experiences of adaptation planning.