This report outlines the Climate Change Commission's first advice to government on climate action in Aotearoa. The advice in this report details the paths Aotearoa can take to meet its climate targets.
The Queensland government is cutting greenhouse gas emissions and capitalising on Australia’s renewable energy boom and growing clean industries. This report outlines initiatives that would be transformational for the state, and also make a tangible improvement to the lives of everyday Queenslanders.
Arguing that Australia may soon face carbon border taxes from its trade partners, former prime ministers Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull claimed that more than 70 per cent of the nation's trade was with countries committed to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. Verdict: their claim...
This paper provides a credible basis from which to judge Australia’s progress on emissions reduction, and compares Australia’s emissions trend against that of similarly developed countries. The results demonstrate that, while most other developed economies have reduced their emissions since 2005, Australia’s emissions have risen.
The number of countries announcing pledges to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions over the coming decades continues to grow. This report assesses the policy requirements, the deployment and innovation needs, the necessary investments, the economic benefits and the wider implications for the world.
This report proposes a renewed social contract for farming, which would set out the roles and responsibilities for farmers, the state and the public, in the shift towards a net-zero and nature-positive economy.
This briefing paper examines the latest energy scenarios informing United Kingdom and European Union policy-making, and compares these with the announced United States target for a zero-carbon electricity system by 2035.
For decades, climate scientists have issued dire warnings about what is at stake and what is required to curb global warming. Yet global temperatures continue to rise, along with damage caused by extreme weather events. This report is the Climate Council’s science-backed vision for what...