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China’s new growth rate is both slower and imposing difficult structural change. This book offers both global context and domestic insight into this challenging new phase of China’s domestic economic transformation.
This lecture explores China's new model of growth and the way it is affecting the chances of avoiding human-induced climate change.
China's rapid energy-intensive growth in the first eleven years of this century accelerated the world's rush towards dangerous climate change....
The Chinese economy has entered a new phase of development in which sources of growth are not so much dependent upon pure increases in labour, investment and credit expansion, but from productivity improvement, structural changes, technological progress and the benefits from improvement of the social...
Australians are living through a period of exceptional prosperity – but commodity prices are dropping and the boom is set to end. Are we ready for the reforms and challenges that lie ahead?
In the first Fifth Estate of 2014, host Sally Warhaft is...
The Chinese economy is undergoing profound change in policy and structure. The change is necessary to increase the value of growth to the Chinese community, and to sustain growth into the future. The changes are so comprehensive and profound that they represent a new model...
Key pointsThe cost of effective global and Australian mitigation will be materially lower if opportunities for innovation in low-emissions technologies are fully utilised. There is too little private investment in innovation generally in the absence of public fiscal support. The urgency of...
The Copenhagen and Cancun meetings have led us into a messy world in relation to the setting of each country‘s ambitions on emissions reductions, but this paper argues they may have laid a basis for the comprehensive and binding international agreement that is still necessary....
In this first update paper since the 2008 Garnaut Climate Change Review, five issues that have been the subject of criticism are addressed and largely refuted.
Summary of key points
The 2008 Garnaut Climate Change Review argued that it is neither rational...
At this Sydney Writers' Festival event highlight, 'Have we been conned on climate change? An emergency Town Hall meeting', four leading climate change thinkers address the devastating lack of political leadership on the issue of climate change in Australia.
Environmentalist Tim Flannery...
This public forum discussed The Great Crash of 2008 by Ross Garnaut, with David Llewellyn-Smith, published by Melbourne University Press. The book examines the factors that led to the Great Crash of 2008 and subsequently to the current global recession. It provides an integrated analysis...