Report

Towards developing a digital platform for a systemic shift to a circular economy: progress report number 2

This report provides an update on the progress for Milestone 4 for the Victoria Circular Activator (VCA) Grant. The authors outline a set of archetypical roles that an intermediary can play in the transition to a CE and explored what this may specifically look like...
Strategy

Adapt and thrive: building a climate-resilient New Zealand

Aotearoa New Zealand’s first national adaptation plan contains strategies, policies and actions that will help New Zealanders adapt to the changing climate and its effects – to reduce the potential harm of climate change, as well as seize the opportunities that arise.
Report

Climate for growth: productivity, net zero and the cost of living

Climate change is all bad for the economy, but climate change policies are not. This report classifies 14 areas of green economic policy, including action on energy, buildings and transport, assessing what the direct impact of each will be on productivity.
Strategy

FACTS: Framework for an Australian Clean Transport Strategy

This strategy document has been developed by 18 clean transport and energy experts to enable and boost cooperative action across federal, state/territory, and local governments, together with industry, to support the decarbonisation of Australia’s transport sector.
Conference paper

Low carbon urban future: how to implement transformative capacities for planning regulations

This article reviews the current literature on sustainability transitions and low-carbon practices to discover how to implement them in planning regulations.
Conference paper

On edge: multi-benefit, nature-based climate adaptation for towns on the Great Ocean Road

This paper reports the results of a 2021 Monash University collaborative Master of Architecture and Master of Urban Planning and Design Studio, where students speculated on ways to address climate change adaptation in the small coastal towns Skenes Creek, Apollo Bay and Marengo on the...
Report

Reducing methane emissions from global gas: policy, markets, and ecosystems

This report outlines recent global, national and sub-national efforts to curtail methane emissions from oil and gas. It analyses how demand for cleaner gas might develop, delving into the drivers for buyers and others in the gas ecosystem. It concludes with policy recommendations and suggested...
Discussion paper

Adapt and thrive: building a climate-resilient Aotearoa New Zealand - consultation document

The New Zealand government has released this paper as part of their consultation on a draft national plan to help New Zealand adapt to and minimise the harmful impacts of climate change.
Working paper

Methane, markets and food: how the climate emergency will drive an urgent focus on methane and what this means for the food and agricultural industries

Faced with the threat of irreversible tipping points in the climate system, humanity is looking for options to rapidly reduce the rate of warming. The authors of this paper argue that the most viable approach is to dramatically reduce methane emissions.
Report

Climate change 2022: mitigation of climate change - summary for policymakers

This summary report provides an updated global assessment of climate change mitigation progress and pledges, and examines the sources of global emissions. It explains developments in emission reduction and mitigation efforts, and assesses the impact of national climate pledges in relation to long-term emissions goals.