Grattan Institute analysis shows it’s possible to achieve a vastly lower-emissions electricity system in less than two decades – if governments can muster the courage.
From buses in Bogotá to cycling through Cambridge, we can learn valuable lessons from how countries across the world deliver sustainable transport.
COP26 resulted in new climate commitments from countries across the world - here’s what they could mean for our future.
Humanity’s biggest challenges are not technical, but social, economic, political and behavioural. Effective actions are still possible to stabilise the climate and the planet, but must be taken now.
The Morrison government’s great refusal to take action on climate may come back to haunt Australia when we seek the cooperation of other countries.
Scott Morrison had a bumpy ride on the campaign trail as he pushed his climate policy
We must take significant and rapid action now, to ensure cities play their part in limiting dangerous global warming and withstand the climate challenges ahead.
Despite vastly different political systems, we can draw some interesting parallels between Russia and Australia on the climate front.
World leaders are slowly learning from decades of failure on tropical forest conservation.
African livestock keepers need help: without proactive interventions, increasing temperatures will reduce meat and milk production.
Politics with Michelle Grattan: Grattan Institute’s Tony Wood on managing the shift in climate policy.
Ahead of next months Glasgow conference, the Morrison Government aims to secure a climate deal with the Nationals ahead of a potential policy shift to net zero by 2050.
Offsetting may be controversial, but we need it to reduce emissions. Here’s how it can be done with integrity.
A suite of proposed changes to energy efficiency section of the National Construction Code are a good step forward. However, a lot more can be done.
Wasting food feeds climate change but relatively small changes can make a big difference. Here are 6 to try.
Word from The Hill: Coalition free for all over 2050.
Michelle Grattan discusses politics with politics + society Senior Deputy Editor, Justin Bergman
A growing number of countries and companies have pledged to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 or earlier. But there’s a catch – they still plan to keep emitting greenhouse gases.
A large amount of methane emissions come from natural gas infrastructure and landfills – all problems companies know how to fix.
The shipping sector’s emissions are equivalent to some industrial countries: here’s some innovative ways to help reduce them.
Green eggs and bacon anyone? The substitutes you need to make to change your traditional full English into a breakfast which is healthier for the planet – and for you.
The world is acting on climate change – just not effectively.