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Inquiry Details

Natural Resource Management (Climate Change)

The Committee was established on 21 June 2007 to inquire into issues of sustainable natural resource management with particular reference to the impact of climate change and, in particular, to report on the following terms of reference: (a) The likely consequences of human-induced climate change on land (including salinity), water and other natural resources; (b) Options for ensuring ecologically sustainable natural resource use, taking into particular account the impacts of climate change; (c) Approaches to land and water use management practices on farms and other natural resource management practices, having regard in particular to the role of such practices in contributing to climate change or as a tool in helping to tackle climate change; (d) The effectiveness of management systems for ensuring that sustainability measures for the management of natural resources in New South Wales are achieved, having particular regard to climate change; and (e) The likely consequences of national and international policies on climate change on natural resource management in New South Wales. Information about inquiries undertaken by the previous committee can be accessed under 'all committees' or directly from www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/naturalresources.

The Legislative Assembly Standing Committee on Natural Resource Management (Climate Change) was appointed to inquire into issues of sustainable natural resource management with particular reference to climate change impacts and, in particular, to report on the following terms of reference: (a) The likely consequences of human-induced climate change on land (including salinity), water and other natural resources; (b) Options for ensuring ecologically sustainable natural resource use, taking into particular account the impacts of climate change; (c) Approaches to land and water use management practices on farms and other natural resource management practices, having regard in particular to the role of such practices in contributing to climate change or as a tool in helping to tackle climate change; (d) The effectiveness of management systems for ensuring that sustainability measures for the management of natural resources in New South Wales are achieved, having particular regard to climate change; and (e) The likely consequences of national and international policies on climate change on natural resource management in New South Wales.


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