The Morrison Government’s Technology Investment Roadmap identifies soil carbon as a potential way to reduce emissions from agriculture and to offset other emissions. However, the government’s plan contains misconceptions about the general effectiveness of soil carbon as an emissions reduction strategy.
As countries recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to unlock investment is even more acute. This guide presents a theoretical framework to complement efforts by countries to implement the long-term strategies developed under the Paris Agreement.
Theorizing construction industry practice within a disaster risk reduction setting: is it a panacea or an illusion?
With the recent increases in natural hazard events worldwide, and the likelihood that this will worsen still further with anticipated climate changes, the construction industry is increasingly contributing to building resilience within disaster-affected communities. Existing industry expertise, its educational approaches and the related theoretical frameworks...
This paper is a resource for countries that are considering, designing and communicating net-zero targets. It summarises how countries have designed net-zero targets to date, and discusses the pros and cons of different design choices.
In this collection of essays, United States Studies Centre experts cover the broad array of policy positions a Biden or Trump Administration could take, and the impact for Australia.
This paper aims to set out some of the key challenges around the labour and skills needs of the low-carbon transition, and explores opportunities where migrant workers can help meet gaps and support societies in their low-carbon transition. It aims to stimulate further debate by...
The impact of climate change and health will eventuate over the next few decades and it is critical that the right people are brought together to plan and address it. This report outlines some options for policy-makers.
Carbon sequestration is the general term used for the capture and long-term storage of carbon dioxide. This paper argues that a varied and tailored approach is likely to produce the most productive and the most resilient overall solution.
The Northern Territory has embraced a target of net zero emissions by 2050 and hydrogen can play a central role in its realisation. This strategy articulates the potential hydrogen opportunities, the Territory’s competitive advantages and how the Territory can leverage these to be a centre...