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This directions paper has been prepared by the Victorian government, following extensive consultation with key stakeholders and the community. It will enable all Victorians to have their say on how we adapt to climate change. It outlines:the goals we are working towards to...
This document sets out principles to guide the development of sound long term policy to address climate change. These principles reflect extensive discussions between the diverse organisations participating in the Australian Climate Roundtable, encompassing business groups, unions, institutional investors, environmental groups, research organisations and social...
This report outlines the United Kingdom's policy and action-based responses to changing climates.
The former Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd established a Task Group on Energy Efficiency (0) to advise the Australian Government, by mid-2010, on options to improve Australia’s energy efficiency by 2020.
What did the Task Group recommend?
The Task Group’s terms...
This plan deonstrates that it is technically possible to reach 100% renewable energy for Australia within a decade.
The Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan is a reserach collaboration between Beyond Zero Emissions and the University of Melbourne. This plan shows that it is...
This comprehensive and detailed plan has been designed by the Government of South Australia to address climate change. It outlines the case for immediate action in both the local and the wider, international context.
It is based on three imperatives: the need to reduce...
Current Kyoto targets lapse at the end of 2012. All countries except Canada are expected to meet these international commitments.
Australia ratified the Protocol four years ago, ending the years of recalcitrance that cost the country diplomatically and in lost investment opportunities. Australia was...
Projected redistribution of tuna further east has implications for the economic benefits derived from industrial fisheries, and for the supply of tuna for food security. Several practical adaptations can reduce the risks to PICTS in the west and optimise the benefits for those in the...
Projected increases in air temperatures and rainfall in the tropics are expected to improve the conditions for freshwater aquaculture. Conversely, projected increases in sea surface temperature, rainfall, sea-level, ocean acidification and the intensity of cyclones are likely to cause problems for coastal aquaculture (mariculture)....