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This consultation report reveals deepening concerns about climate change within the health community and desire for federal leadership for urgent action.
The aim of this policy framework is to maximise the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of NSW in the context of a changing climate and current and emerging international and national policy settings and actions to address climate change. The framework:defines the NSW...
Summary: Join Fifth Estate host Sally Warhaft with Gold Walkley winner Philip Chubb, author of Power Failure , as they discuss Australian leaders' successes and failures in climate policy – and the strategies they must employ for the future.
The politics of climate...
This report considers the impact of anticipated climate change on Australia’s inland towns and centres to the year 2050. It examines the ways in which non-coastal settlements will be affected by the primary, secondary and tertiary impacts of climate change, including the...
This report presents an overview of progress in international action on climate change since August 2012, with a particular focus on China and the US.
1. The energy giants China and the United States are accelerating action.China...
The aim of this policy brief is to:alert Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs) to the projected effects of climate change on the contributions that freshwater (and estuarine) fisheries make to food security; and identify the adaptations and policies needed to reduce the...
Summary overview in advance of the full report and comprehensive assessment of the role of climate change in altering characteristics of extreme events
; and of experience with a wide range of options used by institutions, organizations, and communities to reduce exposure and vulnerability,...
Indonesia is seeking to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 26 per cent by 2020 and up to 41 percent with international assistance. This paper spells out a longer-term strategic framework, grounded in economic principle and international experience, that can guide climate policymaking. It provides...
This paper outlines the main features of this major US bill, which would create an emissions trading scheme and other clean energy and energy efficiency initiatives, and compares its main features with the Australian government’s proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme.
Addressing climate change is...