A close-up photograph of the American flag blowing in the breeze.

The future of US climate policy under a Biden administration: Some implications for Australia

Dr Morris will discuss the dramatically changed outlook for climate policy in the United States arising from the election of Joe Biden.
A dense orange haze of bushfire smoke covers Australian Parliament House during the 2019-20 Black Summer Bushfires.

Preparing for the unprecedented: implementation of the Report of the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements

Join us for this online webinar to discuss the question of how government, industry and society will go about the challenge of implementing the Bushfire Royal Commission’s wide-ranging recommendations.

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We analyse climate change's effects on our environment, and its impacts on society and societal responses.

Energy Minister Angus Taylor speaking, looking towards the camera.

Emissions fall as COVID-19 pandemic grounds flights, halts transport »

A sharp slowdown in the use of transport during the pandemic has helped cut the nation’s carbon emissions to their lowest levels in three decades, as the Morrison government rejects calls to mandate deeper cuts by 2050.
Firefighters standing on the side of a road, tackling a bushfire

Bushfires drive mental, respiratory health increases: report »

Few Australians have been untouched by the devastation caused by the 2019-2020 bushfires.Thirty-three people lost their lives as a direct result of the fires, more than 3,000 homes were destroyed,and around 17 million hectares were burned across six states and territories.

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