Managers in local government need to ensure they personally understand the fundamentals of climate science and the rationale for a market based approach to reducing carbon emissions. They will then be better placed to guide and support the policy responses of their council.
In acknowledging the confusing array of material on the topic and the importance of drawing from credible sources, this paper, produced by the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government, provides advice on ‘top ten’ reliable and easily accessible sources of research written for non-specialist readers. Each website and publication cited below contains a range of other useful references.
The top ten organisations and links are below and are also listed with annotations here >