NSW is home to more than a third of Australians and 31% of the national economy and is highly vulnerable to climate change. Climate change is increasing the risk of hot weather, heatwaves, bushfires and is changing the patterns of drought and heavy rainfall. A changing climate is costly putting pressure on human health, agriculture, infrastructure and the natural environment.
|Place of Publication||Canberra|
|Publisher||Climate Commission Secretariat (Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency)|
|Commissioning body||A.C.T. Climate Commission Secretariat|
|Number of pages||28|
|ISBN (Print)||9781922003423, 1922003425|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
Bibliographical noteCopyright the Commonwealth of Australia 2012. Version archived for private and non-commercial use with the permission of the author/s and according to publisher conditions. For further rights please contact the publisher.
- climatic extremes
- climatic changes
Steffen, W., & Hughes, L. (2012). The critical decade: New South Wales climate impacts and opportunities. Canberra: Climate Commission Secretariat (Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency).