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Regional scale collaboration on climate change adaptation is an important consideration for governments. This report is based on a project that explored the relationship between legal and policy frameworks and cross-border collaboration on climate change adaptation in the Australian Capital Region (ACR).
This poster draws on published research on building codes activity globally and in APEC economies, and new interviews conducted with policy makers in eight participating APEC economies to provide a summary of best-practices in building energy codes, a landscape analysis of building energy codes and...
This Victorian government strategy outlines actions in three areas: energy efficiency and productivity in business, housing and a transition to high efficiency buildings.
This paper is part of a series of briefing papers that examine the climate change policies of the countries key to the Paris Agreement and its effective and ongoing implementation. It highlights the opportunities and challenges for Canada to exceed its Paris Agreement target.
In this paper, we investigate the role that a Contract-for-Difference (CFD) feed-in tariff might play in underpinning increased investment in renewable energy in Australia.
The Australian Government is committed to addressing climate change while at that same time ensuring we maintain energy security and affordability. The Government recognises that in reducing emissions and meeting our international commitments there are economic impacts to be balanced. Through effective policies, ambitious and...
This toolkit is designed as a first step in helping countries, cities and experts in developing, adopting and implementing their codes. In its present form, this toolkit is set out as a useful reference, but also as a means of assessing the potential of such...
• The National Electricity Market was established in the context of a national productivity reform agenda aimed at delivering markets that are competitive where possible, and well -regulated where not.
• The NEM was established to introduce competition in the electricity sector and to...
With Sustainability Victoria’s (SV’s) refocus on supporting the community to act on climate change, the need for reliable intelligence on current community attitudes, beliefs, behaviours and expectations of government in the area of climate change was needed to inform policy and program development.
This content analysis of smart home control marketing materials indicates that the promoted benefits of these devices are not strongly aligned with energy policy objectives. Only one of 11 themes identified relates to energy and cost savings. Further, load shifting was not mentioned or promoted...