Monday, 26 March 2012PIARN’s second Master Class session was held in Canberra recently, bringing our group of young primary industry leaders together to consider government policy around climate change adaptation, and its links with and application within primary industries.
Friday, 23 March 2012PIARN Convenor Snow Barlow was part of a panel discussing food security in a changing climate at the National Press Club in Canberra on 21 March 2012.
Thursday, 22 March 2012It has been a summer of flooding for farmers in northeast Victoria and NSW. Reporters talk about the effect on crops, pastures and yields. But what about the effect on farming households?
Wednesday, 21 March 2012An online survey is collecting information to bridge the gap between user needs and science capability by engaging both end users and climate information providers.
Wednesday, 21 March 2012Australia’s agriculture and forestry – land-based abatement – can make a valuable contribution to lowering Australia’s greenhouse emissions.
Wednesday, 14 March 2012Greenhouse gases have increased at more than 3% a year for the past decade to reach their highest level in 800,000 years, according to the latest summary of Australia’s long term climate trends by CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology.
Tuesday, 13 March 2012We will be a climate-challenged society for the foreseeable future, immersed in a long age of adaptation.
Thursday, 8 March 2012Recent wet weather and flooding across eastern Australia has caused many to ask, wasn’t climate change supposed to cause more droughts, not floods?