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Researcher: Lucas, CH (Dr Chloe Lucas)

Fields of Research

Social geography
Environmental management
Urban geography
Land use and environmental planning
Insurance studies
Human geography
Natural resource management
Urban and regional planning
Environmental law
Conservation and biodiversity

Research Objectives

Social impacts of climate change and variability
Expanding knowledge in human society
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Superannuation and insurance services
Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Natural hazards
Land policy
Other environmental management
Terrestrial biodiversity
Public services policy advice and analysis
Climate change mitigation strategies

Career Best Publications

Concerning values: what underlies public polarisation about climate change?; Geographical Research
Disrupting polarized discourses: can we get out of the ruts of environmental conflicts?; Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space
How climate change research undermines trust in everyday life: a review; Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change
Not ‘getting on the bandwagon’: When climate change is a matter of unconcern; Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space

Research Publications

2018 Wiley Award for Best paper in Geographical Research: Highly Commended
A crisis of underinsurance threatens to scar rural Australia permanently
A crisis of underinsurance threatens to scar rural Australia permanently
Bushfire Preparedness and Risk Reduction in Hobart Pilot Study 2019 Final Report
Climate Communications Research Award
Concerning values: what underlies public polarisation about climate change?; Geographical Research
Cultures of Concern and Unconcern: Thinking Differently about Climate Change
Disrupting polarized discourses: can we get out of the ruts of environmental conflicts?; Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space
How climate change research undermines trust in everyday life: a review; Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change
Insurance is unaffordable for some, but it’s middle Australia that is underinsured
Not everyone cares about climate change, but reproach won’t change their minds
Not ‘getting on the bandwagon’: When climate change is a matter of unconcern; Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space
Planning to help our natural landscapes adapt to climate change; Planning News (Victoria)
Privatizing climate adaptation: How insurance weakens solidaristic and collective disaster recovery; Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change
Rethinking Tasmania’s regionality from an Antarctic perspective: flipping the map; M/C Journal

Research Projects

The Social and Biophysical Effects of Alternative Strategies to Reduce Bushfire Danger in Hobart; Tasmanian State Emergency Services (TSES)

Research Candidate Supervision