8th Adapting to Changing Climate
Impacts on Water Management
This course demonstrates the tools and techniques that can be used in adapting to climate variability and change. It also examines the range of responses to climate change on livelihoods and lifestyles at the global, national, regional level.
Date: Thursday, 7 March 2013 - Friday, 8 March 2013
- The risks and challenges faced by a range of industry sectors
- The scale and spread of the threats of climate change
- The key concepts and science underpinning causes of climate change adaptation
- Environmentally appropriate tools and techniques used in climate change adaptation
- The range of social and political responses to the threats of climate change.
- Climate variability, climate change and adaptation processes for water management
- Climate change overview
- Impact of climate change on the water sector
- Conditions, values and assumptions
- Sectoral adaptive responses
- Overview of development and water management issues in the climatically vulnerable coastal zones.
- Dealing with increasing urban run-off and flooding
- Adaptation tools and techniques and scalar responses
- Energy and water
- Water infrastructure and interdependencies
- Industrial ecology, water and climate change adaptation
- Policy and practical responses to adapting to changing climate conditions in general and for the water sector.
- water utilities contractors
And from roles including:
- asset managers
- risk managers
- project managers
- sustainability and climate change practitioners.
Note: International professionals attending 8th ACC Course