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The Climate Change Innovation Collection is a repository of innovative approaches to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change, and has been established to feed for the Virtual Hub for Climate Change Innovation: climatechangeinnovation.org.
Policy report

Adapting to a changing climate in the management of coastal zones

This paper provides a comprehensive assessment of the recent and projected socio-economic development of coastal areas. It reviews the environmental pressures exerted by human activities on coastal areas, as well as the impacts of climate change that exacerbate existing challenges. The paper calls for a...
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New Zealand's greenhouse gas inventory 1990-2019

This document reports all anthropogenic (human-induced) emissions and removals of greenhouse gases in New Zealand. The 2021 inventory contains the emissions and removals data from 1990 to 2019, major emissions trends, and methodology used by New Zealand for estimating its emissions and removals.
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Go for net zero: a practical plan for reliable, affordable, low-emissions electricity

This report provides an analysis of what Australia's National Electricity Market (NEM) could look like with higher levels of wind and solar electricity than today, and what the cost is likely to be compared with a system dominated by coal.
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The rapidly emerging crisis on our doorstep

In this report, Robert Glasser, head of ASPI's new Climate and Security Policy Centre, documents the Southeast Asian region’s globally unique exposure to climate hazards and the increasingly significant cascading societal impacts they will trigger.
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U.S. climate leadership at the G20

This report proposes three G20 initiatives to help the Biden Administration meet its climate goals - the mobilisation of green investment, the enablement of green debt relief, and the promotion of green industrial policy.
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Global economic impacts of climate shocks, climate policy, and changes in climate risk assessment

This study assesses the global macroeconomic consequences of changes in climate risk. The authors also explore the impact of country-specific, economy-wide carbon taxes as a representative policy action to drive the global economy to achieve net-zero emissions by mid-century.
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The risks to Australia of a 3°C warmer world

The report synthesises the observed impacts of climate change on Australia and the risk to our future of the current global trajectory of greenhouse gas emissions. It focuses on the consequences of 3°C of global warming in the absence of greater mitigation strategies for four...
Journal article

Australian voters’ attitudes to climate action and their social-political determinants

This article explores the social-political determinants of climate attitudes, and how they are positioned in relation to voting behaviour, in the context of the 2019 Australian federal election.
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The ClimateWise Principles independent review 2020: defining paths for resilience

This document reports on the disclosure and preparedness of climate-related risk in 2020 for many large insurance companies.