- Climate & Energy
Climate & Energy
The QMDC Energy and Waste program is focused on broadening the understanding of various forms of climate change risks by stakeholders across the region.
Energy Efficiency Information Grant - helping stop the energy saps in your business!
Carbon Farming Initiative
Are you interested in learning how to earn an income from reducing agricultural emissions? Read on.
About QMDC's Climate & Waste program
The need for consideration of climate change adaptation is becoming more important, with further planning required to determine the most appropriate set of climate change priorities with respect to implementation of QMDC’s Regional NRM Plan.
- Energy efficiency on farm
QMDC has a Carbon Jargon Buster (pdf) to help with some of the terminology used in climate change discussions.
For more information, contact QMDC's Climate Change Officer Rhonda Toms-Morgan, 07 4620 4600.
Capacity for broadacre mixed farmers to adapt to climate change in Queensland
Peter R. Brown, Kerry Bridle, Rhonda Toms-Morgan, Daniel Rodriguez
The ability of farmers to effectively adapt to climate change depends not only on the degree of exposure to climatic change but more importantly the amount of knowledge, support and opportunities available to them in order to respond to that change. Adaptation options operate at the farm scale in addition to industry level approaches. Changes to enterprise mix (e.g. proportion of crops to pastures) are an example of one farm-level adaptation option. Click here to read the full paper.