Category Archives: International Sustainable Development

The Paris agreement on climate and the global consensus on a comprehensive set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are signals that a business-as-usual approach to meeting 21st-century challenges is hopeless. A deep societal and economic transformation to sustainable ways of living is essential. Australia could make a good start towards this transformation by scrapping.
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16 March 2016: The International Energy Agency analysis shows energy-related CO2 emissions stalled for the second year in a row as renewable energy surged. Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) – the largest source of man-made greenhouse gas emissions – stayed flat for the second year in a row, according to analysis of preliminary data for.
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September 16, 2014 — A major new report released by a commission of global leaders finds that governments and businesses can improve economic growth and reduce their carbon emissions together. Rapid technological innovation and new investment in infrastructure are making it possible today to tackle climate change at the same time as improving economic performance. “The.
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[caption id="attachment_3208" align="alignright" width="231"]http://unsdsn.org/what-we-do/deep-decarbonization-pathways/ http://unsdsn.org/what-we-do/deep-decarbonization-pathways/[/caption] 8 July, 2014: A United Nations (UN) committee has released a report which will pave the way for a UN climate change summit in New York this September, in the lead up to international climate change negotiations at COP 21 in Paris, December.
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banks-land-grabs-header-677128 April 2014: Australia’s big four banks are backing companies accused of kicking people off their land, leaving them homeless and hungry, Oxfam Australia said today. Oxfam Australia’s report released today, Banking on Shaky Ground – Australia’s big four banks and land grabs, includes evidence that ANZ,.
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26 November 2013, Sydney: A new report released today by US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) — Remote Prospects: A financial analysis of Adani’s Australian coal gamble in Queensland's Galilee Basin — warns investors the controversial 60 million tonne per annum Carmichael coal mine and infrastructure project is uncommercial. Report co-author, IEEFA’s Tom Sanzillo,.
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