Climate change

Article

5 Mar 2019
14

Disasters are becoming more common in America. In the early and mid-20th century, fewer than 20 percent of U.S. counties experienced a disaster each year. Today, it's about 50 percent. According to the 2018 National Climate Assessment, climate change is already driving more severe droughts,...

Report

4 Mar 2019
103

From the innovations and ethical dilemmas of synthetic biology, to the options for appropriate international adaptation to climate change, Frontiers 2018/19 explores the emerging environmental issues facing the planet.

Report

26 Feb 2019
49

New South Wales creates more greenhouse gas pollution than any other state or territory in Australia, says this report. The state should invest in replacing its coal power stations with renewable energy, which would ensure continuity of electricity supply and create jobs.

Survey

10 Feb 2019
40

Results from the Pew Research Center’s Spring 2018 Global Attitudes Survey, conducted in 26 nations, show that worries about ISIS and North Korea persist, as fears about American power grow.

Report

24 Jan 2019
8

The first ever global assessment of environmental rule of law finds weak enforcement to be a global trend that is exacerbating environmental threats, despite prolific growth in environmental laws and agencies worldwide over the last four decades.

Report

21 Dec 2018
10

The trillions of dollars needed to secure the sustainable, climate-compatible pathway outlined in the 2015 Paris Agreement have focused attention on private finance and investment.

Editor's note:

This is one of four background papers feeding into a synthesis paper entitled The role...

Report

20 Dec 2018
87

This biennial report on climate change finds that the variations Australia is experiencing include increased extreme heat events, warmer oceans, rising sea levels, changes in rainfall patterns, and a long-term increase in extreme fire weather and length of the fire season. These effects are predicted...

Journal article

7 Dec 2018
37

The proposed framework presented in this paper was developed in consultation with researchers and policy makers. The framework is guiding current research examining vulnerabilities to climate change and the effects of a range of exposures on health and wellbeing.

Report

5 Dec 2018
16

The Biological Emissions Reference Group, comprising representatives from agricultural sector organisations and government agencies, conducted research and analysis over a two-year period. This report shows that many New Zealand farmers want to take action to reduce biological greenhouse gas emissions, but need more information about...

Report

3 Dec 2018
23

This assessment draws on extensive research and 8 months of New Zealand and South Pacific-based discussions on climate change and security with officials from countries across the Pacific, as well as with academics and civil society from across New Zealand and the Pacific region.

Report

30 Nov 2018
10

The Climate Council will publish a report on bushfire risk in Queensland in early 2019. This builds on a significant body of published work by the Council, including a 2016 report entitled Be Prepared: Climate Change and the Queensland Bushfire Threat . With devastating and...

Discussion paper

30 Nov 2018
11

This paper considers Australia's future security options, advocating a holistic methodology that examines traditional security challenges within the context of the natural world, including climate change.

Report

28 Nov 2018
7

Given the challenging political contexts since 2015, the corporate sector will have a key role to play in persuading national governments how technologies and expertise have moved on since the pledges were made.

Editor's note:

This is one of four background papers...

Report

28 Nov 2018
10

Given today’s challenging geopolitical conditions and the evolving nature of the international climate regime since Paris, civil society must now once again recalibrate its strategies to ensure continued and increasing relevance.

Editor's note:

This is one of four background papers feeding into...

Other text

19 Nov 2018
2

Speech delivered to the CRC for Low Carbon Living Annual Forum in Adelaide on 19 November 2018.

Discussion paper

30 Oct 2018
22

This discussion paper examines the relationship between Australia and New Zealand and what this means for cooperation in the Pacific Islands region.

Article

3 Oct 2018
17

The earth is on a trajectory to warm 3-4°C by 2100. This heat map details how that rise in temperatures will affect major metropolitan hubs.

Smart Cities Dive took a closer look at how this would affect six major metropolitan hubs, and what the...

Journal article

1 Oct 2018
13

The article deals with efforts to reduce energy as a means to support the formulation of climate change public policies and strategies. Energy use in building design and operation is integral to these efforts. Energy efficiency advocates suggest that new buildings can (and should) be...

Journal article

30 Sep 2018
48

Much of the health research on climate change in the Pacific is dominated by the vulnerability of ecosystems and only recently have mental health impacts of climate change been recognised by public health experts. Although the research is still limited, it is projected that disruption...

Discussion paper

Background paper for Eleventh Regional EST Forum in Asia. October 2018, Mongolia
21 Sep 2018
5

This background paper was prepared by the Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute for the Eleventh Regional EST Forum in Asia. It discusses sustainable urban design and development for Asian cities, the co-benefits of sustainable urban design, and good practices and case studies from around the...

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