Global environmental change

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Report

Faster, further, fairer: putting people at the heart of tackling the climate and nature emergency

This interim report of the IPPR Environmental Justice Commission finds that to act with the ambition, and at the scale that the climate and nature emergency demands, requires a new approach. Central to the ethos of the commission is the recognition that there is an...
Discussion paper

Technology investment roadmap discussion paper

A key goal of this roadmap is to ensure Australia remains at the forefront of the global low emissions technological innovation.
Report

Primed for action: a resilient recovery for Australia

This report outlines the Climate Council’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. The report suggests that as Australia reboots its economy on the other side of this crisis, there is remarkable potential for that economic recovery to occur through climate action.
Position paper

Responses to COVID-19 pandemic must not ignore the climate crisis

In this public statement, Amnesty International calls on governments to apply maximum efforts to tackle the climate crisis urgently based on their obligations in human rights law.
Report

Reducing the risk of protracted and multiple disaster displacements in Asia-Pacific

This report explores multiple and protracted displacements caused by natural hazard-related disasters in Asia-Pacific, including those influenced by climate change and climate variability.
Discussion paper

2020 Review of the Emissions Reduction Fund: consultation paper

The Climate Change Authority has released this paper for consultation on its 2020 review of the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF).
Policy report

Prospering in a low-emissions world: an updated climate policy toolkit for Australia

This report presents 35 recommendations to help transition Australia to a low emissions future, building on the Government’s current climate change policy settings to drive down emissions in the transport, industrial, electricity, agriculture and land, and waste sectors.
Report

Summer of crisis

This report outlines the first comprehensive overview of the devastating climate impacts Australians experienced this summer. It focuses on New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, because the effects of the bushfires were most severe in these areas. It is acknowledged that the bushfires...
Book

Systemic thinking for policy making

This publication summarises joint work by members of IIASA and OECD on how systems thinking can improve policymaking. It focuses on four main areas of mutual interest; new economic paradigms, approaches and methodologies; the environment and sustainable development; social and economic change; and systemic risk...
Discussion paper

Out of season

This analysis uses Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) data to track changes in daily temperatures that mark the beginning of each season over the sub-tropical and temperate parts of the country where most Australians live.