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This briefing paper compares what the Australian government is doing on climate change with the countries most relevant and important to Australia: allies and trading partners.
The paper looks at China, the UK, South Korea, and the US. Examining what...
This report outlines the United Kingdom's policy and action-based responses to changing climates.
Notwithstanding the seeming ever-fluctuating public concern levels with respect to the threat and impacts of ‘climate change’ around the world, there exists a more consistent and coherent evidence base suggesting that public concern about climate change remains quite high, both in Australia and...
Cities are part of the climate change problem, but they are also a key part of the solution, according to this report, which offers a comprehensive analysis of how cities and metropolitan regions can change the way we think about responding to climate change....
The threat to human health from climate change means that all levels of government and private and public agencies will need to change their current practices to reduce carbon emissions. The health sector will also need to respond and change practice.
The National Health...
Cities represent a challenge and an opportunity for climate change policy. As the hubs of economic activity, cities generate the bulk of greenhouse gas emissions and are thus important to mitigation strategies.
Urban planning will shape future trends and the concentration of population, socio-economic...
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....
Extreme weather events, like bushfires and droughts in Australia, can awaken us to the impact of climate change, even if a direct link is hard to establish. The UK has just experienced the most devastating storms and floods in many years. Some wonder if this...
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...
About the CCPI
The Climate Change Performance Index is an instrument designed to enhance transparency in international climate politics. Its aim is to put political and social pressure on those countries which have, up until now, failed to take ambitious action on climate...