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This report argues that, with a well-managed 'just transition', the north of England has the potential to become the new heartland for a low-carbon energy economy.
This paper argues that framing the opportunities with increased attention to co-benefits and broader economic incentives in addition to potential financial opportunities could re-invigorate how carbon farming is perceived and adopted.
In this report, the Committee on Climate Change recommends a new emissions target for the UK: net-zero greenhouse gases by 2050.
Key Facts:Electricity emissions contribute a third of Australia’s total greenhouse gas emissions. The Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C limit requires that coal fired electricity be phased out by around 2030 in developed countries including Australia. Coal accounts for 62% of electricity generation in Australia, helping...
This paper presents the potential benefits and challenges of enhanced international co-ordination on carbon pricing and outlines the different types and levels of co-ordination that are available for national and sub-national governments. These levels include, inter alia, facilitating new pricing schemes, phasing out inefficient fossil...
The number of big businesses already moving towards 100% renewables and emissions reduction targets directly contradict Business Council of Australia claims that a 45% target would be “economy wrecking”, according to this research from The Australia Institute.
Daniel M. Kammen examines the pace of scientific change, the problem of sustained innovation and deployment, and the tremendous array of benefits that could be realized by making climate protection the priority it must become. Most remarkable, perhaps, is the range of benefits—in...
This book presents detailed pathways to achieve 100% renewable energy by 2050, globally and across ten geographical regions.
The International Energy Agency’s annual benchmark for tracking energy investment, World Energy Investment 2019 provides a full picture of today’s capital flows and what they might mean for tomorrow’s energy sector. It assesses whether the frameworks and strategies put in place by governments, the energy...
The purpose of this report is to highlight the policies of countries leading the shift toward a green economy, and the implications of those policies for the mining sector in those countries. The report begins with the analysis of key areas of policymaking known to...