Frank Jotzo


Frank Jotzo is Associate Professor at the ANU Crawford School, Director of the School’s Resources, Environment and Development (RE&D) program, Director of the Centre for Climate Economics and Policy, and an ANU Public Policy Fellow. Frank Jotzo’s focus is on policy relevant research on the economics and policy of climate change, energy, and broader issues of environment and development. He is a frequent contributor to public policy debates, was advisor to Australia’s Garnaut Climate Change Review, advisor to Indonesia‘s Ministry of Finance, consultant to international organisations and a Lead Author of the Fifth Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. He currently leads a collaborative research program on market mechanisms for China’s climate and energy policy. He teaches the courses Domestic Climate Change Policy and Economics (EMDV8081) and Issues in Development and Environment (EMDV8013), and co-convenes the Master of Climate Change degree.

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Preparing for the looming domestic coal phase-out and falling export demand
5 Sep 2018

Coal production in Australia is likely to be on a long-term declining trajectory. Export demand is a function of economic, technological and policy developments in other countries, all of which point to the likelihood of falling coal use over time, especially for steam coal.


4 Aug 2018

The final design of the National Energy Guarantee promises that the policy will drive down power prices. But there is precious little evidence for this assertion.


8 Jun 2017

Frank Jotzo looks at low emissions targets and how they might work in Australia.


27 Apr 2017


Once again, Trump has broken the mould. The 100-day mark is traditionally used to assess a new administration’s progress in advancing its policy agenda. With Trump, that’s impossible. In foreign policy at least, it’s more appropriate to ask whether at the 100-day...

Technical report

How Australia can prosper in a low-carbon world
19 Sep 2014

Executive summary

This report is part of the global Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP), which aims to understand and show how countries can transition to a very low carbon economy. The project comprises 15 countries representing more than 70% of global greenhouse gas...

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