About Ian Dunlop

Ian Dunlop

Ian Dunlop is a contributing author to CPD’s recent publication More Than Luck: Ideas Australia needs now. Ian’s chapter Facing our limits identifies that we are making a great strategic error in protecting our carbon-intensive industries in the misguided expectation that global markets will continue to demand coal in large volumes over the long term. Ian was formerly a senior oil, gas and coal industry executive. He chaired the Australian Coal Association in 1987-88, chaired the AGO Experts Group on Emissions Trading in 1999-2000 and was CEO of the Australian Institute of Company Directors from 1997-2001. He is Chairman of Safe Climate Australia, Deputy Convenor of the Australian Association for the Study of Peak Oil and a Member of the Club of Rome.

Posts by Ian Dunlop

The Canberra Times | 31 May 2013

Politicians aren’t doing enough for climate change. Is it up to our business leaders? Current policies and climate targets will not be sufficient to avoid detrimental effects due to global warming. CPD fellow Ian Dunlop argues that senior business leaders aremore

Ian Dunlop | Managing Catastrophic Risk

Australia prides itself, rightly, on its ability to respond to crises.  During the Victorian bushfires, Queensland floods and Cyclone Yasi, which were almost certainly intensified by climate change, Australia’s disaster recovery systems acquitted themselves well.  The excellent leadership shown bymore