The analysis in this report estimates that the oil and gas industry cut around 10 percent of its workforce in the 12 months to December last year. Despite this, the Australian Government is continuing to hand out large taxpayer subsidies to the industry as part...
This paper looks at the primary challenges that Timor-Leste faces, on both the economic and political fronts.
This paper analyses how Australia’s immediate economic and diplomatic future could be defined by global activity around climate diplomacy, green trade and low-carbon investment.
This report finds that a number of sacred Indigenous sites, and an important river system in the Northern Territory, face irreversible cultural and ecological damage if the McArthur River Mine operations continue unabated. The authors argue that the independent monitoring system set up to protect...
This report analyses 22 of Australia’s biggest emitters within the resources sector. It evaluates each company’s alignment with the global goal of net zero emissions by 2050, based on its stated commitments and actions.
Fact Check: Matt Canavan says there's no government subsidisation of Australia's fossil fuel industries. Is he correct?
Queensland Nationals Party Senator, Matt Canavan, claimed during an episode of the ABC’s 'Q&A' program that Australia’s fossil fuel industries received no government subsidies. Verdict: Senator Canavan is drawing a long bow.
All forms of economic production and exchange involve the use of energy directly and in the transformation of materials. This paper centres on assessing the energy costs of modern day society and its relation to GDP.
The COVID-19 pandemic has utterly changed life as we know it — but it’s also laid bare how Washington’s militaristic budget priorities have left the country woefully unprepared for a crisis. This report lays out how militarism and the climate crisis are deeply intertwined and...
In 2018, the New Zealand Government decided not to grant any new petroleum prospecting, exploration and mining permits outside onshore Taranaki. The aim of this report is to extend the existing analysis by providing an assessment of what is known about the environmental effectiveness and...
The Western Australian Future Battery Industry Strategy aims to provide a framework for the State Government’s leadership to build upon its demonstrated expertise in the future battery industry and promote its significant competitive advantages.