Garnaut Climate Change Review

Owning Institution

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28 Mar 2011

Key points

The cost of effective global and Australian mitigation will be materially lower if opportunities for innovation in low-emissions technologies are fully utilised. There is too little private investment in innovation generally in the absence of public fiscal support. The urgency of...


8 Feb 2011

The Copenhagen and Cancun meetings have led us into a messy world in relation to the setting of each country‘s ambitions on emissions reductions, but this paper argues they may have laid a basis for the comprehensive and binding international agreement that is still necessary....


4 Feb 2011

In this first update paper since the 2008 Garnaut Climate Change Review, five issues that have been the subject of criticism are addressed and largely refuted.

Summary of key points

The 2008 Garnaut Climate Change Review argued that it is neither rational...


30 Sep 2008

The costs of Australia playing its proportionate part in an effective global effort are manageable, according to this report. There is a path to Australia being a low-emissions economy within around 40 years, consistently with continuing strong growth in material living standards, says the review,...


5 Sep 2008

Australia should put its strongest possible efforts into securing a global agreement to limit emissions to no more than 550 parts per million CO2-e and encourage the world onto a lower emissions path as soon as feasible, according to this supplementary review report.


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