Built & Natural Environments

Research
30 March 2015

Victorian water and energy companies have been working to improve customer outcomes, according to this report.

Research
27 March 2015

This paper locates subcritical coal-fired power stations in Australia and identified the ones most at risk of stranding due to their carbon intensity and local environmental impacts.

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27 March 2015

New research from Oxford University has named Australia's most polluting coal fired power stations and warns of the risks they pose to the economy and the environment.

Research
26 March 2015

Queensland's population growth has slowed to its lowest rate in 15 years, according to this report.

Research
26 March 2015

Australia has the fastest population growth of major developed countries, and projections show a reduced infrastructure spend per capita, putting huge pressure on major cities.

Research
25 March 2015

This paper argues argue that any failure to pay proper, high-level attention to the current international climate change negotiations raises several risks to Australia's national interest.

Research
20 March 2015

This paper explains why states should have a decarbonisation strategy and explores some key policy elements.

Research
17 March 2015

In case studies from the UK to Chile this report shows that PPPs are an expensive and inefficient way of financing infrastructure and services, since they conceal public borrowing, while providing...

Research
17 March 2015

Sydney Harbour is a paradox: one of the most beautiful harbours in the world, yet few other estuaries are as modified and polluted.

Research
16 March 2015

This submission focuses on Australia’s international undertakings under the United Nation’s Framework on Climate Change and the implications for future targets.