Igniting change in local government: lessons learned from a bushfire vulnerability assessment

  title={Igniting change in local government: lessons learned from a bushfire vulnerability assessment},
  author={Benjamin L. Preston and Cassandra Brooke and Thomas G. Measham and Timothy F. Smith and R. J. Gorddard},
  journal={Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change},
Local governments and communities have a critical role to play in adapting to climate variability and change. Spatial vulnerability assessment is one tool that can facilitate engagement between researchers and local stakeholders through the visualisation of climate vulnerability and the integration of its biophysical and socio-economic determinants. This has been demonstrated through a case study from Sydney, Australia where a bushfire vulnerability assessment was undertaken as the first-step… Expand
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