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Adaptive Capacity: A tool for economic transition planning

Understanding Adaptive Capacity is a discussion paper from the Centre for Policy Development’s sustainable economy program. It follows previous reports on climate transition risks and challenges for local economies, and forms part of a...

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Mandatory Disclosure of Climate-Related Risks and Opportunities: Submission to Treasury

Government authorities and large privately-held businesses should ultimately disclose climate risks alongside publicly traded companies to support a swift, just and orderly transition to net zero

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MEDIA RELEASE: Climate risk regime can make Australia part of the solution

The announcement of moves towards a clear and uniform taxonomy for climate risk and opportunity for Australian corporate and financial institutions is a vital and necessary step towards an orderly climate transition. 

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Investing for Australia – Clarifying Climate Risk Expectations for the Future Fund

Investing for Australia: Clarifying climate risk expectations for the Future Fund assess the sovereign wealth fund’s climate risk response and recommends three steps to put the Future Fund on the path to climate risk...


RBA Review submission: Equipping the RBA for a dynamic climate risk and transition response

The Reserve Bank is governed by a 63-year-old law that requires the RBA Board to contribute to economic prosperity and welfare. It makes sense to update this to account for the realities of climate...

MEDIA RELEASE: CPD Welcomes Joint Commitment to Transform Early Education

Australian public authority directors should prioritise climate risk  New research from the Centre for Policy Development finds directors of public authorities are behind private counterparts on assessing, disclosing, and managing climate change risks Of...

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Raising the Bar: Managing climate change risk in public authorities

Raising the Bar: Managing climate change risk in public authorities Raising the Bar: Managing Climate Change Risk in Public Authorities is a report from the Centre for Policy Development's Sustainable Economy Program. It recommends...

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The Brisbane Times | 27 November 2013

Operating below industry averages, do we have ‘too many ports’? Coal ports under-used thanks to oversupply The release of CPD’s recent report ‘Too many ports in a storm’ has raised debate over the future...

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Too many ports in a storm | OCCASIONAL PAPER | November 2013

‘Queensland faces significant risks from port duplication’ – Laura Eadie CPD dips a toe into Great Barrier Reef waters, asking what really drives the ‘ad hoc’ expansion of ports along Queensland’s coast. Too many ports...

Crikey | 2 May 2013

‘The dirty secret of fossil fuels: more expensive than you think’ Going Solar the latest report from CPD reveals hdiden costs of fossil fuels and the viability of solar This latest report finds that...