Sep 18, 2013 - 9:21am
On September 27th, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releases the Fifth Assessment Report of its working group on the science of climate change. It is six years since the last report was released. Thousands of scientists from the world’s leading research bodies, including the CSIRO, together with thousands more expert reviewers, contribute to the assessment of climate science by the IPCC. The reports of the IPCC set the context in which international climate negotiations take place, national climate policy is developed, and many firms make long-term investments.
This brief outlines some of the likely consequences projected for Australia from unchecked climate change.
For full details, download the Research Brief below.