The critical decade: Queensland climate impacts and opportunities

Will Steffen, Lesley Hughes, Veena Sahajwalla, Gerry Hueston

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    Abstract

    Queensland’s climate is already changing and is likely to change further in the future, posing significant risks for the State and some of its most important industries. The next chapter of the climate story is about how Queenslanders, and Australians, can find solutions that minimise the risks of climate change while providing extra benefits for our health, community, economy and environment.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCanberra
    PublisherClimate Commission Secretariat (Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency)
    Commissioning bodyA.C.T. Climate Commission Secretariat
    Number of pages26
    ISBN (Print)9781922003751, 9781922003744, 1922003743, 1922003751
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

    Bibliographical note

    Copyright 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.

    Keywords

    • Temperature (Climate)
    • Agricultural industries
    • Environmental impact
    • Sustainable development
    • Statistics
    • Weather
    • Health impact
    • Renewable energy
    • Solar energy
    • Sea levels
    • Trends
    • Climate change (Anthropogenic)
    • Queensland

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