ClimateWorks and Australian National University, with CSIRO and the Centre of Policy Studies, have comprehensively modelled one of the many possible pathways to zero net emissions in Australia. The report shows that Australia can create a carbon neutral economy by 2050 using technologies that are already available or in development, while the economy continues to grow by 150%.
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The Great Transition is a new book by Lester R. Brown and details the accelerating pace of this global energy revolution. As many countries become less enamored with coal and nuclear power, they are embracing an array of clean, renewable energies.
Byron Shire – in the northern rivers region of New South Wales – is aiming to become the first region in Australia to become “net zero emissions”, with a goal to reduce emissions from energy, transport, buildings, waste and land use to zero within 10 years.
The Energy Security Outlook report examines issues pertinent to India’s energy security. It takes a multi-dimensional view of energy and energy security in India and aims to touch upon all the key issues facing the country’s energy and development agenda.
Low Carbon West is a partnership between WAGA, LeadWest and Western Melbourne Regional Development Australia to develop a blueprint for transition to a low carbon economy in the WAGA region. In 2014, the project developed a baseline for the west’s carbon emissions, identified objectives for the plan and consulted on actions to fulfill them.
Dr Samuel Alexander, Research Fellow at the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute produces a working paper as part of the Visions and Pathways 2040 project.
A new working paper by Prof John Wiseman titled ‘Pathways to a zero-carbon economy: learning from large scale de-carbonisation strategies‘, provides an overview of key features of the most promising and innovative large scale low-carbon economy transition plans and strategies.