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Climate Change

Climate change resources from Tasmania, Australia and NZ. The Tasmanian Climate Change Office website has information on activities currently being undertaken within the State.

Information sheets have been developed for farmers that focus on the opportunities and risks associated with climate change, across a range of Tasmanian agricultural enterprises. These information sheets are available on the DPIPWE website.

For news items and latest grant funding information relating to climate change, go to the News section of the FarmPoint website.


Climate change - International resources

Information on climate change from overseas.

Climate change - National and other state resources

Information from the Australian Government and from other states, on climate and climate change issues.

Climate change - Tasmanian resources

Tasmanian resources and information on climate change.

Climate online databases

Online database related to Climate.

Help for Tasmanian businesses to invest in renewable energy

The Tasmanian Government has launched a program to help Tasmanian businesses invest in renewable energy.
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Climate Change Information for Tasmania

In Tasmania, strategies and actions are currently being undertaken or planned to address greenhouse gas emissions and climate change adaptation.

Climate Futures for Tasmania maps

The Land Information System Tasmania (the LIST) enables users to view and create maps from over 300 publicly available spatial datasets. The Climate Futures for Tasmania climate projections available on LISTmap include mean temperature change, annual rainfall change, pan evaporation change and relative humidity change for three time periods and under two different emissions scenarios.

Garnaut Climate Change Review

The Garnaut Climate Change Review was commissioned by Australia's State and Territory Governments on 30 April 2007. The Review examined the impacts of climate change on the Australian economy, and recommend medium to long-term policies and policy frameworks to improve the prospects for sustainable prosperity.

Managing climate variabilities

Information that farmers and natural resources managers need to make decisions that will reduce their exposure to risk from climate.

Primary Industries Adaptation Research Network (PIARN)

PIARN is currently operating on a limited basis following the completion of its Commonwealth funding in June 2013, and is seeking alternative sources of funding to continue its activities beyond 2013. If unsuccessful, the Network will conclude at the end of 2013.

Reducing emissions

The Tasmanian Climate Change Office is up and running in Hobart’s Salamanca Square and is working on a number of new initiatives as well as finalising the Climate Change Strategy for the State.