Rod Keenan

Policy report

An Australian Climate Accord: a new way forward for climate crisis governance?

In this policy brief, the authors outline the current federal climate crisis and its international context. They discuss Australia's current ability and strategy for meeting the current targets, demonstrating that current means are inadequate.

A new era for science in forest policy

Australian forest policy is in need of an overhaul, and integrating research with decision making is a crucial piece of that puzzle, Rod Keenan writes.

Research to action: a multi-institutional synthesis of the Victorian Centre for Climate Change Adaptation Research

Given VCCCAR represents a partnership between Victoria’s universities and the Victorian government, a key focus of this analysis is on the manner in which these two institutions have interacted as VCCCAR has worked toward achieving its objectives.
Briefing paper

Evaluating investment projects under risk and uncertainty

This brief presents a portion of the research relating to project evaluation. Insights can improve decisions relating to investment in water-supply infrastructure by accounting explicitly for climate variability and for prospective climate change. These insights can be applied to other capital-intensive long-term investment projects undertaken...

Climate services for adaptation in Victoria

This think tank brought together 36 participants from the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM), Victorian State Government departments, local government, research and academic institutions and industry users of climate information.