25 Jun 2018

Covering roofs and walls of buildings with vegetation is a good way of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. And these green roofs and walls make cities look nicer. Toronto’s central business district adopted a policy of establishing green roofs on around half of all city buildings in 2009. Research shows this could reduce maximum city temperatures by up to 5℃.

Commentary
11 Mar 2019

This report aims to help policymakers identify what options could be included in a low-cost policy package (a combination of policies, measures, and technologies) to achieve Mexico´s Greenhouse Gas abatement targets and a more ambitious emissions trajectory, along with the benefits associated with both.

Report
09 May 2019

Australia’s financial regulators have recently made a call for action to deal with climate change, with the Reserve Bank of Australia, APRA and ASIC all citing risks posed by climate change as a central concern for the economy and financial stability. This report asserts that a credible national climate policy is needed to safeguard Australia's economy.

Report
02 May 2019

In this report, the Committee on Climate Change recommends a new emissions target for the UK: net-zero greenhouse gases by 2050.

Report
23 May 2017

This paper addresses the ‘co-benefits approach’ as a means of integrating climate concerns into local planning and development control in general.

Journal article
15 Apr 2019

In this report, the IEA provides recommendations for further improvements of Ireland’s energy policy to help the country continue to transform its energy sectors in order to meet the emissions reduction target for 2030.

Report
18 Jan 2019

The aim of the paper is to examine the long-term relationship between economic complexity, energy consumption structure, and greenhouse gas emission, within a panel of European Union countries and two subpanels: (i) European economies with higher economic complexity and (ii) European economies with a lower level of economic complexity.

Journal article
08 Apr 2019

This report explores the critical role buildings can play in meeting climate change ambitions, using a portfolio of clean energy solutions that exist today.

Report
17 Feb 2016

Presents the infrastructure challenges and opportunities Australia faces over the next 15 years and the solutions required.

Strategy
01 Oct 2016

The aim of this policy framework is to maximise the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of NSW in the context of a changing climate and current and emerging international and national policy settings and actions to address climate change.
The framework:

Policy
05 Dec 2016

A position paper from Australian Institute of Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) detailing their positions on resilience, sustainability, compliance, refrigerant transition and innovation & research in the HVAC&R industry.

Report
21 Dec 2016

This report presents the findings of all project evaluation activities carried out as part of the project ‘Enabling Gippsland Councils to integrate climate risk and adaptation into local and regional strategies’, which concluded in August 2016.

Evaluation