Impacts and adapting
Climate projections for our region indicate longer, drier summers and increased frequency of storms. This is increasing the threat from
- heatwaves and
- violent storms.
These threats impact lives, property economic activity and the environment.
These changes are also having an impact on our food supply, water resources, ecosystems and critical infrastructure. This places additional demands on our emergency services and health systems.
We're on an unavoidable course of warming and need to act now to reduce risks from climate change. We can start doing this today by making choices that reduce greenhouse emissions. The decisions we make now will shape the world for future generations. There are many things you can do now to start adapting to climate change.
Check out these 5 Quick Steps for more information.