Journal article

Community engagement and climate change: learning from recent Australian experience

John Wiseman, Lara Williamson, Jess Fritze

International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management | EMERALD GROUP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2010

Abstract

Purpose – This purpose of this paper is to summarise the outcomes of a recent project in Victoria, Australia exploring the effectiveness of community engagement strategies in improving climate mitigation and adaptation outcomes. Design/methodology/approach – Roundtables and interviews with a diverse range of community engagement practitioners and policy makers involved in climate change work were conducted, informed by a discussion paper outlining recent Australian and international learning about community engagement and climate change. Findings – The project confirms and builds on recent international learning about the importance of carefully planned and implemented community engagement a..

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