Climate change science and knowledge
Making decisions for our state’s future requires us to understand climate change, as well as its expected impacts. The South Australian government is committed to improving the evidence base to help the state make the best decisions, find innovative solutions, and take action to respond and adapt to our changing climate.
Climate Change Science and Knowledge Plan for South Australia
Climate Change Science and Knowledge Plan for South Australia identifies critical science and information that is needed to inform climate change risk assessment, mitigation, planning and adaptation responses in South Australia. It provides a comprehensive plan to prioritise, coordinate, translate and deliver this climate science and information.
Implementation of the Climate Change Science and Knowledge Plan will improve. the evidence base to support South Australia's responses to climate change.
Guide to Climate Projections for Risk Assessment and Planning in South Australia
Climate projections provide an evidence base for the assessment of the risks and opportunities of climate change to help us make better decisions.
Guide to Climate Projections for Risk Assessment and Planning in South Australia provides a summary of the changes in climate that are projected to occur in SA over the coming 80 years, drawing on information from a range of sources, primarily the CSIRO, BoM, IPCC and the Goyder Institute for Water Research.
Planners, decision-makers and resource managers can use the guide to understand how the future climate in South Australia may impact individuals, business, industry and the natural environment, and make informed decisions about how to respond to the changes.