With the frequency of extreme heat events increasing in urban areas, heat stress is becoming a major health concern for pedestrians as they navigate their way across the urban landscape.
Fascinating but worrying to see the work reported in The Age Newspaper (“Great Ocean Road at risk from surging sea” 11/01/2019 – Royce Millar) concerning the impact of rising sea levels on the iconic Great Ocean Road along the south-western Victorian coastline.
We believe the time has come to more formally communicate our company’s commitment to address the challenges of human-induced climate change.
There is no doubt that climate change is no longer just a threat, it is a real and present danger that is increasingly impacting the lives of many people and the natural world. The question is what are we doing about it?
Reflecting on the recent National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility 2018 Climate Adaptation Conference held in Melbourne there were several themes that stand out for me.
The latest Four Corners investigation, Weather Alert, was compelling. The byline was While politicians question the reality of climate change, farmers and businesses act.
In partnership with DELWP, we undertook an assessment of the likely impacts of anticipated climate change on the Victorian coastline to inform the prioritisation of the Victorian Coastal Monitoring Program.
The Coastal Climate Change Impact Assessment project is a great example of how our solutions assist our clients to better manage their natural and built assets.
Spatial Vision and Natural Decisions were engaged by 7 of Victoria’s 10 CMAs to support NRM planning efforts in view of the likely impacts of climate change.