South Australians think globally, act locally and are international leaders in addressing climate change.

We adapt to the long term physical changes that climate change presents.

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Primary Targets

62. Climate change adaptation

Develop regional climate change adaptation plans in all State Government regions by 2016

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Related Targets

20. Bushfire preparedness

Increase the number of households in high bushfire prone areas that are prepared for a bushfire by 30% by 2020

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59. Greenhouse gas emissions reduction

Achieve the Kyoto target by limiting the state's greenhouse gas emissions to 108% of 1990 levels during 2008-2012, as a first step towards reducing emissions by 60% (to 40% of 1990 levels) by 2050

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60. Energy efficiency – dwellings

Improve the energy efficiency of dwellings by 15% by 2020(Milestone of 10% by 2014)

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61. Energy efficiency – government buildings

Improve the energy efficiency of government buildings by 30% by 2020(Milestone of 25% by 2014)

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65. GreenPower

Purchase renewable energy for 50% of the Government's own electricity needs by 2014

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70. Sustainable land management

By 2020, achieve a 25% increase in the protection of agricultural cropping land from soil erosion and a 25% improvement in the condition of pastoral land

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73. Recycled stormwater

South Australia has the system capacity to harvest up to 35 GL of stormwater per annum by 2025

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74. Recycled wastewater

South Australia has the system capacity to recycle up to 50 GL of wastewater per annum by 2025

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