Adjusting to a 3 degree world
We've always talked about avoiding climate change, but now the Australian Government is talking about adapting to it.
With fires, floods and heatwaves getting worse all the time, the modelling suggests Australia's weather will become increasingly volatile in coming decades.
So what's Australia's new plan for weather-proofing the nation, as global warming sets in?
And could the Government's shift lead to other kinds of action on climate change too?
Amy Remeikis, Political Correspondent, Guardian Australia
Dr Liz Hanna, Honorary Senior Fellow, Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University and Chair of the Environmental Health Working Group, World Federation of Public Health Associations