Ian McAuley draws our attention to a report that Chris Bowen, Minister for Financial Services, released in the sleepy season – the Johnson report on the finance sector
Simon Meyer looks at the failure of the international community to recognise the problem of climate change refugees
The CPD team reflect on better processes for making complex climate change decisions.
Miriam Lyons, CPD’s Executive Director, looks at the role of faith and visions of change in moving beyond our current impasse.
Paul Gilding, climate activist and writer revisits a paper he co-wrote with Jorgen Randers, shouting out above the drone of the day to day political negotiations that what we are facing is nothing short of a global emergency. He contends… more
Mark Diesendorf, Deputy Director of the Institute of Environmental Studies, UNSW exposes the gap between rhetoric and reality in Rudd’s climate change policies.
CPD Fellow, Ben Eltham asks, can the world really face up to the full challenge of climate change? Right now, he writes, you’d have to say no.
Peter Colley, national research director at the CFMEU, a union whose members will be at the frontline of any transition to a carbon-neutral economy, was in Copenhagen as part of a four person CFMEU delegation, and as one of about… more
Rupert Posner from the Climate Group looks beyond the disappointments and debacles of a global conference to see the glass half full.