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This article first appeared in The Age on 15 January 2020. For decades persistent scientific and economic warnings that Australia is on the frontline of climate change has fallen on too many deaf ears in Canberra. So it’s only natural that many Australians now hope that this devastating bushfire season will shake our leaders out of their apathy and open
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The Australian extractive sector has a critical role to play in delivering the resources needed to deliver a prosperous low carbon economy. As vocal supporters of the Paris Agreement investors have called upon global leaders and governments to strengthen nationally determined contributions to meet the global emissions reduction goal and to do this by 2020. We now call on companies
Unlocking economic opportunities means moving past scare campaigns | Erwin Jackson, Director, Policy, IGCCDownloadRead more
This article first appeared in The Guardian 07 May 2019. The current election campaign discussions on climate change fails to address the real challenges that face the nation. The super partisan nature of the debate and the focus on mythical costs of action risks significantly harming our prosperity and resulting in another decade of squandered economic opportunity.
Australian headlines are designed to scare people into not acting on climate change | Erwin Jackson, Director, Policy, IGCCDownloadRead more
This article first appeared in The Guardian 21 February 2019. As we head into another cycle of climate change politics beware the economic doomsayers whenever Australia starts to have a serious conversation about addressing climate change headlines appear in newspapers of an economic apocalypse.