The Green Institute

Discussion paper

Can less work be more fair?

This paper is a collection of contributions from leading academics and social justice campaigners providing different perspectives on the ideas of shorter working hours and Universal Basic Income.

Mulga bills won’t settle our climate accounts: an analysis of the emissions reduction fund

Australia has flagged its intention to ratify the Paris Agreement, which aims to keep global warming to no more than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and pursue efforts to stay below 1.5 degrees Celsius. To have any chance of achieving such targets, we need...
Discussion paper

The end of coal: how should the next government respond?

Coal, for decades one of the “certainties” of Australian politics, is in terminal decline. This economic, environmental and geopolitical fact is now beyond dispute. Whoever wins the coming Federal Election will have no choice but to deal with the beginning of the end of coal...