National and International Institutions and resources:
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (WMO + UNEP)
EPA Climate Change (USA)
Sites or articles relevant to climate change
Living with Climage change - overview (Aust) [PDF]
Stonger evidence but new challenges: climate change science 2001-2005 (Aust Greenhouse Office) [PDF]
National Briefing on the IPCC Working Group 2 Report - Sydney (Tue 10 April 2007)
Professor Steffen's 2007 presentation is now available on the EIANZ website under the ACT Division section.
The presentation is large (16 MB) as it contains all the slides from his excellent presentation.
Sites or articles of relevance to botanic gardens, herbaria, and plants
‘Phenological trends among Australian alpine species: using herbarium records to identify climate-change indicators’ by R.V. Gallagher, L. Highes and M.R. Leishman of
. [Aust. J. Botany, 2009, 57,1-9] Macquarie University
The role of botanical gardens in climate change research - Primack & Miller-Rushing - from New Phytologist, January 2009 [PDF].
Plants and Climate Change: which future? - BGCI Publication May 2008
Plants and climate change - resources (UK)
Climate change and plant conservation - plant conservation strategies need to anticipate climate change (UK)
Survey of what botanic gardens could do with respect to climate change issues July 2006 (BGCI Kew)
Climate Change Observations in Botanic Gardens Around the Globe March 2007 (BGCI Kew)
Phenology of cultivated Australian native plants in relation to climate change (CPBR/ANBG Canberra)
Shift In Flowering Dates Of Australian Plants Related To Climate: 1983-2006 Keatley M.R. and I.L. Hudson, in Proceedings of the International Congress on Modelling and Simulation in New Zealand on 10-13 December 2007
The Impacts and Management Implications of Climate Change for the Australian Government's Protected Areas (March 2008), includes a section on botanic gardens, links to Word or PDF version.
Sites or articles of relevance to biodiversity conservation
Assisted Colonization and Rapid Climate Change Hoegh-Guldberg et al 2008 (global) [PDF]
Climate Change and Nature - Adapting to the Future (IUCN) [PDF]
Climate Change and Botanic Gardens (ANBG Library)
(a detailed listing with comments)
Conferences, workshops etc
Managing Climate Variability Program
R. Nelson, (2006) PB061083, Land & Water Australia
Helping Australian manage climate risk; better seasonal forecasts; accessible climate knowledge and tools - for farmers and natural resource managers.
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