Climate Council of Australia

Report

Primed for action: a resilient recovery for Australia

This report outlines the Climate Council’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. The report suggests that as Australia reboots its economy on the other side of this crisis, there is remarkable potential for that economic recovery to occur through climate action.
Report

Summer of crisis

This report outlines the first comprehensive overview of the devastating climate impacts Australians experienced this summer. It focuses on New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, because the effects of the bushfires were most severe in these areas. It is acknowledged that the bushfires...
Report

Dangerous summer: escalating bushfire, heat and drought risk

This report argues that the long-term warming trend from the burning of coal, oil and gas is supercharging extreme weather events, putting Australian lives, the economy and the environment at risk.
Report

State of play: renewable energy leaders and losers

This report finds that the Morrison Government is not only failing to lead on the transition to renewable energy, it is obstructing the rollout of renewable energy at a state and territory level. The report tracks the relative progress of Australian states and territories, based...
Briefing paper

‘This is not normal’: climate change and escalating bushfire risk

The catastrophic fire conditions affecting NSW and Queensland have likely been aggravated by climate change.This briefing paper finds that Australia’s fire season has lengthened so substantially that it has reduced opportunities for fuel reduction burning, making it harder to prepare for worsening conditions.