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The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) has commissioned design and data experts from the Australian National University (ANU) to break down existing climate modeling projections across Australia’s 151 Lower House federal electorates. This report assesses which federal electorates would be most affected.
This publication provides a detailed overview of the Australian government’s approach to climate change since the election of the Liberal-National Coalition government in 2013. The period is characterised by cutting effective climate change programs, rejecting expert advice, ministers making publicly misleading claims, and a lack...
The China Story Yearbook 2016: Control surveys the year in China’s economy, population planning, law enforcement and reform, environment, Internet, medicine, religion, education, historiography, foreign affairs, and culture, as well as developments in Taiwan and Hong Kong.
Millions of poor people face hunger and poverty this year and next because of droughts and erratic rains as global temperatures reach new records, and because of the onset of a powerful El Niño – the climate phenomenon that develops in the...
It is five years since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) and its knock-on effects are still playing out in ways that are likely to have longer-term implications than those purely financial in nature; namely, its impact on the green agendas of governments and industries and...
Climate change is likely to have significant impacts on Australia. This CSIRO report for the Australian Greenhouse Office creates specific scenarios and projections for 2030 for changes in average annual temperature, rainfall, and sea-level; average daily extremes of temperature, rainfall, cyclone intensity and fire danger;...
Climate policy - an 'endangered species'?
In this year again, none of the countries ranked in the index achieved the positions one to three; despite the high attention the issue of climate change has reached prior to the climate change summit in Copenhagen....
Key developments: on the way to Paris, what has changed since Copenhagen?
This year, the Climate Change Performance Index shows a new “record” in global energy related CO2 emissions. Similar records have been reported almost every year since the Index was started ten...