This paper makes recommendations for how the UK can make the most of aviation offset funding to meet domestic environmental goals, and ensure that aviation emissions are brought down to a level that can be sustainably met by carbon removals to reach net zero.
This report includes an updated wind generation stack, an assessment of the potential for offshore wind in New Zealand, and the potential trend of technology costs.
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.
Financing sustainable hydropower projects in emerging markets: an introduction to concepts and terminology
The purpose of this Working Paper is to introduce the key terms and concepts that are relevant to finance for sustainable large hydropower projects in Non-OECD countries/ emerging markets.
The objective of this project is to develop an updated, comprehensive energy and climate change policy package that is driven by science, technology and innovation to put Australia on a path to net-zero emissions by 2050.
This study assessed the effects of trees and other vegetation in people’s yards at reducing day time and night time heat during an extreme heatwave event in Western Adelaide.
Climate change impacts and implications propagate as cascades across physical and human systems, compounding to form multiple impacts across sectors. Such effects arise because of the interdependencies between natural and socio-economic systems as they change and from feedback loops that occur between them. As such...
This paper addresses the legal frameworks and rules about what local and regional councils in New Zealand can and cannot do to adapt to the coastal hazards associated with sea-level rise and climate change.
Centring culture in public engagement on climate change adaptation: re-shaping the future of the NZ tourism sector
This report outlines the key findings of a research project on climate change adaptation in the specific context of tourism in New Zealand, and how understanding the interface between culture and climate change can help respond to the challenges of adaptation.
The Strategic Plan for 2020–2023 repositions UN-Habitat as a major global entity, a centre of excellence and innovation. In that respect, the organization is refocusing its niche position as the “thought leader” and the go-to programme for issues pertaining to its work.