Links to other resources

Climate

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change

IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis

IPCC Special Report: Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation

Our climate system: how it works and changes includes information about feedback loops, radiative forcing and climate sensitivity

State of the Climate 2014 by the Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO

NSW weather and climate, see the Bureau of Meteorology

Our Weather and Climate and Australian Climate Influences – Bureau of Meteorology

The National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF)

The Science of Climate Change: Questions and Answers from the Australian Academy of Science

Emissions

Tracking Australia's greenhouse gas emissions Australian Government Department of the Environment

Cape Grim Greenhouse Gas Data collected by CSIRO from one of the cleanest air sources in the world

The National Greenhouse Gas Inventory and the Australian Greenhouse Emissions Information System

Carbon

Carbon Cycle by NASA Earth Observatory

Adapting to climate change in NSW

NSW 2021

The NSW Adaptation Research Hub

NSW Public Health Special edition on environmental health challenges of climate change

The Sydney Water Balance Project by OEH, the NSW Office of Water, the Australian Department of Environment , Sydney Water, Sydney Catchment Authority, the University of NSW and the CSIRO. Provides information about how Greater Sydney's water supply may be affected by climate change over time.

Future Climate and Runoff projections (~2030) for New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory (PDF 2.4 MB) by the NSW Office of Water, CSIRO Land and Water and CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research.  Contains modelling that demonstrates an overall decrease in annual average rainfall, with winter rainfall likely to be lower across the entire region.

The AdaptWater tool (PDF 345 KB) used by Sydney Water

The NSW Government's 2010 Metropolitan Water Plan

Water for life

202020 vision A partnership of organisations aiming to increase urban green space by 20 per cent before 2020.

Heatwave Sub Plan

'Beat the Heat'

NSW Local government action