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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...

solar panels on suburban roofs

RenewEconomy & Energy Matters | 30 April & 1 May 2013

Going solar: renewing Australia’s electricity options continues to feature in expert arenas… RenewEconomy covers the report with excerpts and an article by Giles Parkinson “Rooftop solar gives consumers greater choice over their electricity supply...

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Sunshine Coast Daily and APN regional papers | 30 April 2013

APN group takes Going solar: renewing Australia’s electricity options to coastal communities New report by Laura Eadie is covered in the Sunshine Coast Daily, Gympie Times and Gladstone Observer We’ve heard a lot lately about rising...

Pavan Sukhdev | Book Launch | Melbourne, 4 December 2012

Corporation 2020: Transforming business for tomorrow’s world Download ‘Corporation 2020’ backgrounder Economist Pavan Sukhdev, a leading strategist in sustainable practice, returns to Australia to share his vision of a global green economy as explored in his...

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Sustainable Economy | Farming Smarter, not Harder

New CPD report – out 1 November 2012 Assessing the economic value of risks to Australia’s soil and land assets, and recommending policies to maintain our competitive advantage as a net food exporter and...

Pavan Sukhdev in front of CPD banner

Pavan Sukhdev | Corporation 2020 | Sydney, 3 December 2012

Corporation 2020: the engine of tomorrow’s green economy?  Economist Pavan Sukhdev, a leading strategist in sustainable practice, returns to Australia to share his vision of a global green economy as explored in his latest...

Australian Sustainability | Sydney, 8-9 November

CPD Research Director: panellist at Australian Sustainability Conference & Exhibition (ASCE) Laura Eadie will be a panellist at the inaugural ASCE at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre on 8 & 9 November 2012....

Thomas Foundation | Generous support for CPD’s Sustainable Economy research

Thomas Foundation extends grant to continue CPD marine sector research CPD is delighted to announce that we have received a grant from The Thomas Foundation to continue our research on Australia’s marine economy. Over...