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Climate adaptation in regional mining value chains: A case-study of the Goldfields-Esperance Region, Western Australia

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Barton Loechel, Jane Hodgkinson, Suzanne Prober and Kieren Moffat
  • Publisher: CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Goldfields-Esperance Region, Western Australia

Climate change poses a potential range of threats and opportunities for mining regions around Australia. Recent studies have suggested that mine operations as well as the related infrastructure, businesses and communities associated with mining, may be affected by flooding, drought, bushfires, storms and sea level rise.

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