Emission reduction

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Carbon abatement
Emissions reduction
Discussion paper

Something new under the sun

Rental properties are less likely to have solar PV installations than owner-occupied properties, resulting in higher electricity bills and greenhouse gas emissions. This paper suggests that government programs that coordinate and change the incentives faced by landlords, renters, property managers and solar installers can help...
Report

Analysis of global responses to climate change: opportunities for Australian agricultural producers

The research outlined in this paper finds that Australia’s farmers are well placed to benefit from global market changes as countries and businesses around the world act on and adapt to climate change.
Report

Net zero momentum tracker: resources sector - December 2020

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.
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Australia’s emissions projections 2020

This report provides detail on Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions trends to 2030, including sector specific analysis of factors driving emissions. The report estimates the emissions reduction effort required to meet Australia's emissions reduction targets.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Anthony Albanese says emissions fell just 1 per cent under the Coalition, compared with 15 per cent under Labor. Is he correct?

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese claimed that emissions have fallen by just one per cent under the Coalition Government compared with 15 per cent when Labor was in power. Verdict: Mr Albanese's claim is close to the mark.
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Climate Health WA Inquiry: final report

This report sets a blueprint for the next ten years of the Western Australian health system’s response to adapt to climate change to protect the health of the community, and how health services can do more to reduce emissions and waste.
Discussion paper

Framework for a national strategy on climate change, health and well-being for Australia

This framework for a national strategy provides a roadmap to support the Commonwealth Government in taking a leadership role in protecting the health and well-being of Australian communities from climate change, and in fulfilling its international obligations under the Paris Agreement.
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Passing gas: why renewables are the future

This report explores the Morrison Government’s pledge to the gas industry and uncovers some unsavoury truths - that emissions from gas are under-reported, that the second biggest user of gas in Australia is the gas industry itself, that the international gas market is in crisis...
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Inquiry into tackling climate change in Victorian communities: final report

This inquiry report examines what urban, rural and regional communities in Victoria are doing to tackle climate change, and how the Victorian government could better support these communities.
Discussion paper

Regenerative, distributive, resilient Aotearoa

This document lays out BERL’s perspective of the economy and its role in achieving a low-emission, regenerative, distributive and resilient Aotearoa New Zealand. The key premise of this article is that a wider economic model that values people and our planet is valid and necessary...