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Key Reports

climate change: Key reports useful for social workers 

The understanding of climate change and its impacts is constantly evolving as the science develops and research is done on human impacts. It can be hard to stay on top of the latest and most relevant reports. Here, SW4CA provides links to a range of key resources. This section will continue to be updated as new materials become available.


Gender based violence and environmental factors, including climate change.

1.5 ºC 

Landmark report from the IPCC regarding global warming of 1.5 ºC.

Extreme Heat

Health impacts of Townsville's increasing extreme heat, due to climate change.

'19-20 Bushfires

Bushfire Royal Commission report, which found that climate change fuelled the fires.

2020 Report Card

State of the Climate 2020 report detailing Aus. current & future climate change impacts.

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IPCC report detailing impacts of sea level rise & low-lying islands, coasts & communities.

Asia Pacific

Health impacts of climate change 'From Townsville to Tuvalu'

Our attitudes

Climate of the Nation 2020 report detailing Aus. attitudes to climate change & energy.

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