All pages with keywords: australia

Why it is important to work with conservative governments like Australia’s on climate change

a commentary by Rebecca Byrnes 28 May, 2019

Rebecca Byrnes sets out three ways to progress climate action in Australia following the re-election of the centre-right Coalition. read more »


Post-disaster social recovery: disaster governance lessons learnt from Tropical Cyclone Yasi

Post-disaster social recovery: disaster governance lessons learnt from Tropical Cyclone Yasi

a research article by Florence Crick 7 May, 2018

Post-disaster social recovery remains the least understood of the disaster phases despite increased risks of extreme events leading to disasters due to climate change. This paper contributes to advance this … read more »


Seminar | Jeroen van der Heijden ‘Forget urban climate leaders: Why urban climate governance urgently needs to be tailored to laggards, and how it can be done’

Seminar 26 May 2017

Across the globe, governments, firms, non-profit organisations, and citizens have developed and implemented voluntary programs for sustainable building and city development. These programs target property owners and developers, making them … read more »




China, climate change and cricket … Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN host

China, climate change and cricket … Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN host

in the news Nicholas Stern 2 September, 2015

29 August, Sydney Morning Herald


Australia’s climate goals ‘weak’, says former Obama adviser

Australia’s climate goals ‘weak’, says former Obama adviser

in the news Bob Ward 14 August, 2015

Sydney Morning Herald, 14 August


Grantham seminar | Export coal in a changing economic climate: the economics and politics of a moratorium on new coal mines

Seminar 19 Aug 2015

Richard Denniss, Chief Economist at The Australian Institute, presents this seminar which focuses on the scope of planned coal mine expansions in Australia and Indonesia and goes on to explore the case for a moratorium on new coal mines. read more »


Australia needs to accept the move to clean energy

Australia needs to accept the move to clean energy

in the news Fergus Green 24 July, 2015

The Age, 24 July


Nicholas Stern

Comment by Nicholas Stern on launch of the Synthesis Report of the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Press release 2 November, 2014

This comprehensive report about the causes and potential consequences of climate change should be essential reading for all political leaders across the world read more »