Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience

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Many countries in the Indo-Pacific are highly vulnerable to climate change impacts. Find out more about what we can do to build resilience and help our neighbours adapt.


The following presentation discusses climate change and vulnerability.

Click on the below links to watch the video, listen to the audio-only version, or view the PowerPoint presentation. The PowerPoint presentation includes 'Notes' and audio - we recommend you open the .pptx file, select the 'Slide Show' tab and play it from the start.

Climate Change & Understanding Vulnerability 

Climate Change & Understanding Vulnerability - Luke Millar - Internet Page Tile for video

Video | Audio | PowerPoint 

Adaptation Resources - Communication Products

Australia's adaptation efforts domestically, regionally and globally

Australian Water Partnership

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) - Australia's National Science Agency

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (DAWE)

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) | United Nations Development Programme

Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR)

Adaptation Resources - Website Links

Useful websites for adaptation-related content

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) - Australia's National Science Agency

  • Climate Adaptation in Australia
    Provides access to work on adaptation to climate change, and to long-term change more generally, that CSIRO has undertaken over the past decade.

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (DAWE)

  • Climate Adaptation in Australia
    Includes the National Climate Resilience & Adaptation Strategy; planning for climate change in natural resource management, international adaptation, and publications and resources.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

  • Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability
    Working Group II assesses the vulnerability of socio-economic and natural systems to climate change, negative and positive consequences of climate change and options for adapting to it.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

  • Strengthening Resilience for a Changing Climate
    Includes information on understanding climate risks, policy responses to address climate risks, engaging with countries, policy responses across sectors and contexts, latest resources, and links to related work.

US Federal Government

  • U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit
    Designed to help people find and use tools, information, and subject matter expertise to build climate resilience. The Toolkit offers information from all across the U.S. federal government in one location.

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)


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Image: The new Gizo Market is built to resist sea level rises and enables women producers to get back on their feet quickly after disasters. Credit: Qoriniasi Bale