Gunter Pauli’s goal is to create jobs, achieve multiple benefits and add value to underperforming assets. All with zero emissions and zero waste. Think he’s a dreamer? Think again. ABC’s Radio National… more
Sustainable Economy Fellowship Making sustainable economic ideas matter As part of our Sustainable Economy Program, CPD are seeking applications from outstanding researchers for a new CPD Sustainable Economy Fellowship, generously… more
From the time Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy last September, most politicians and public servants have been busy trying to contain the damage of the global economic crisis, without paying much attention to the economic… more
At CPD we think there are many reasons to be hopeful as we work for positive change to the policies that will affect our lives… more
Why a Sustainable Economy Research Program is needed Today’s economic policy makers are too strongly influenced by what they see in the rear-view mirror, often failing to anticipate the potholes… more
Regina Betz and Iain MacGill’s case against carbon compensation is featured in Mark Diesendorf’s new book Climate Action. They make the case that good governance in a national Emissions Trading Scheme requires 100% auctioning.
CDP fellow Ian McAuley surveys Australia’s economic structure, including an outline of some long-term and medium-term challenges for Australian economic policy in his Australian Economic Fact Sheet for the Australia Collaboration, a group of peak… more
In this discussion paper for the Centre for Policy Development, Fred Argy demolishes the myths underpinning the bipartisan consensus falsely described as ‘fiscal conservatism’.