Organisation

Australian Conservation Foundation

Acronym:
ACF
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The fossil fuel pushers

The evidence has been mounting that Australia is blocking stronger agreements to end public funding of coal and gas has been mounting. This report argues that if Australia continues this behaviour, it will only provide further cover for foreign export credit agencies and other public...
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Australia's 2030 emissions: states lead the way

In December 2020, the Morrison Government projected Australia’s emissions would reach roughly 22% below 2005 levels by 2030, which falls short of its 26-28% Paris Agreement target. It is anticipated that the federal government will soon announce an increase in projected emissions reductions for 2030...
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Sunshot: Australia’s opportunity to create 395,000 clean export jobs

This report argues that Australia has a natural advantage to make the most of future opportunities in clean energy exports, with an abundance of solar and wind energy, and the metals and minerals required for the energy transition.
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Questionable integrity: non-additionality in the Emissions Reduction Fund’s Avoided Deforestation Method

The Avoided Deforestation Method is responsible for more than 20 per cent of total Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs) that have been issued under the Australian government’s Emissions Reduction Fund. This paper demonstrates that the avoided deforestation method fails to meet at least three of...
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Methane: creating a stink for Australia and the climate crisis

The Australian government’s 'gas led recovery' indicates deafness to a clear and present danger for all Australians. This report highlights the extent of Australia's methane problem, how it is set to grow if gas and coal continue to be pursued for domestic use and export...