Rebecca sturrock z3314111 Lecture 8

This blog looks at the discussion on Geo-engineering, climate change and risk management. I missed this lecture and therefore wanted to read some more external literature on geo-engineering and risk management theory. The American Meteorological Society categorise climate change risk strategies in to four categories 1) mitigation—efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; 2) adaptation—increasing society’s…

Rebecca Sturrock z3314111 Lecture 5 and 6 senarios and alternatives

Gregory, R., Failing, L., Harstone, M., Long, G., McDaniels, T., and Ohlson, D. (2012). Creating Alternatives. In: Gregory et al. (Eds). Structured decision making: a practical guide to environmental management choices. Wiley-Blackwell: Chichester (UK), pp. 150-172. Reedman, Luke J. and Graham, Paul W. (2013) Transport Sector Greenhouse Gas Emissions Projections 2013-2050, Report No. EP139979, CSIRO,…

Rebecca Sturrock – z3314111 Lecture 4 blog

Refer to article attached Atcicle– The Extractive Industry and Society, Do coal-related health harms constitute a resource curse? A case study from Australia’s Hunter Valley Authors Ruth Colagiuri, Emily Morrice I read this article and felt that it relates well to this week’s reading by Raymond and the PESTLE analysis. The article is about the…

Emissions Reduction Target – Rebecca Sturrock Z3314111

This week our government announced the Emission Reductions Targets that it proposes to take to the Paris. This target is 26% to 28% reductions by 2030 based on 2005 levels.  This target is well below the recommendations from the Climate Change Authority which are a trajectory range from 40 to 60 percent below 2000 levels…