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This paper addresses the question: what things can the petroleum industry do in pursuit of its economic interests that will also help to reduce greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere?
The industry has accepted that climate change is real and human-induced, and has even...
This survey data finds broad support for universities investing ethically, and for the idea that universities should avoid fossil fuel investments.
This report begins by outlining the fast growing campus divestment movement, globally and in Australia, and explores the debate about...
This report assesses existing research to address the question of whether unconventional gas should be endorsed as a major future energy source, based on its impacts on human health and the climate.
For several decades, the alternative commercial and economic uses and management of Australia’s native forests have generated considerable debate. In the past five years, this debate has sharpened as the native forest sector has contracted in response to increased competition in international...
This paper argues that before Australia jumps into the golden age of gas as a way of combating climate change, it is essential to have a good understanding of the effect that this will have on emissions, which requires measuring the fugitive emissions that occur...
The federal government gives just over $4 billion in direct subsidies to mining companies each year, mainly in the form of cheap fuel and tax breaks for building roads and railways, this policy brief reveals.
This is at a time when the industry is...
The Coalition has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by five per cent on 2000 levels by 2020. It proposes to achieve this target with a "Direct Action Plan": a competitive grant scheme that would buy greenhouse gas reductions from businesses and farmers....
Government subsidies for residential solar photovoltaic (PV) energy systems are ineffective, costly and unfair, argues this research paper.
The research, by Andrew Macintosh, Associate Director of the ANU Centre for Climate Law and Policy, and Deb Wilkinson, evaluated the outcomes from the Australian Government's...
Despite much of the election being allegedly fought on 'economic management' neither the ALP nor the Coalition were asked to explain how it was that they simultaneously claimed to be 'good economic managers' yet were determined to ignore all economic evidence about the best...
What are green jobs? What policies can create green jobs? And is the term ‘green jobs’ meaningful in itself or is it just a politically attractive phrase? This paper seeks to answer these questions.
Despite a great deal of enthusiasm about green jobs, there...