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Philippa England

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Climate change law for planners, developers, local government and greenies: a quick stock take and some ideas for the future

This paper describes some of the main achievements to date by Australian institutions in addressing climate change. It then proposes a principled framework through which these and other relevant ideas, initiatives, policies and measures may be organised and rationalised. It also speculates on some policy...
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Climate change: what are local governments liable for?

Local governments are at the forefront of many activities that both contribute to climate change and are likely to be impacted upon by climate change. This paper examines their responsibilities at law to deal with climate change considerations when exercising their functions and powers.