Climatic changes--Government policy
China cannot assume an international leadership position on climate until it deepens its domestic energy transition and greens its overseas investments.
Australia’s critical window of opportunity to tackle climate change is closing, with a this report revealing Australia is falling behind the rest of the world and failing to tackle climate change, as pollution levels continue to rise.
This fact sheet provides a rundown on all you need to know about the Bonn Climate Talks currently underway in Germany.
The bulk of climate research has tended to underplay the risk of lower-probability, higher impact events. However, if climate policymaking is to be soundly based, a reframing of scientific research within an existential risk-management framework is now urgently required.
This ATSE position statement argues that Australia’s mitigation and adaptation efforts will be strongly enhanced by the timely adoption and further advancement of science and technology innovations, supported by government policy settings that encourage investment in technologies already available.
The objective of this consultation paper is to outline the key features of the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) and seek stakeholder views on how these are performing.
This report examines how successive Governments can best deal with the ultimate intergenerational issue: climatechange.
This report introduces the Climate Council's Cities Power Partnership program which highlights the leaders of councils and communities that are switching to renewable energy and building greener, more efficient and resilient communities.
The primary obligation of the Australian government is to serve the Australian people. This means that policies should only be enacted where they are in Australia’s national interest, argues Daniel Wild in this report.
This consultation report reveals deepening concerns about climate change within the health community and desire for federal leadership for urgent action.
After twelve years of advocating for climate policy action in Australia, the Climate Institute will close it's doors in June, blaming a lack of funds.
He says that the re-emergence of the ideological divide on climate and energy policy under Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull...
With Sustainability Victoria’s (SV’s) refocus on supporting the community to act on climate change, the need for reliable intelligence on current community attitudes, beliefs, behaviours and expectations of government in the area of climate change was needed to inform policy and program development.
Migration continues to be pictured in public debates as a failure to adapt to changes, while policymakers explore adaptation measures as a means to reduce migration pressures, and scholars have contended that migration processes exist within a larger framework of strategies for adapting to damaging...
The Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flood Hazard Scenarios and Tools Interagency Task Force, jointly convened by the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) and the National Ocean Council (NOC), began its work in August 2015. The Task Force has focused...
Climate change is one of the most critical issues facing Victoria. Our Government will maximise the opportunities while minimising the adverse impacts of climate change for our state. We are taking action on climate change and demonstrating our leadership.
Victoria’s Climate Change Framework sets...
1. Climate change is increasing the risk of bushfires in Victoria and lengthening fire seasons.Extreme fire weather has increased since the 1970s in the east and south of Australia, including Victoria, with the fire season length extending from...
2017 is set to be a big year for the government on climate policy.
The Finkel Review of the National Electricity Market will be released this year and the government will also undertake a review of its own climate policies.
To give us...
Australia will have to prevent close to two years' worth of emissions from reaching the atmosphere if it's to meet the government's climate targets for 2030.
That's the view of environmental groups, based on the most recent emissions data just released by the federal...
This report presents the findings of all project evaluation activities carried out as part of the project ‘Enabling Gippsland Councils to integrate climate risk and adaptation into local and regional strategies’, which concluded in August 2016. The Centre for Urban Research at RMIT University was...