World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

released 13 March 2018

This report examines the impact of climate change on nearly 80,000 species in 35 of the world’s most diverse and naturally wildlife-rich areas. It models a number of different climate scenarios—from a no-emissions-cuts business-as-usual rise in global mean temperatures of 4.5°C to a 2°C global rise to keep to the upper limit of the Paris Agreement. Each area was chosen for its uniqueness and the variety of species, including plants, insects and animals, found there.



Market Force

released 14 March 2018

A new Market Forces study has revealed a chronic failure of Australian companies to disclose the risks to their business as a result of climate change impacts and actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.


Australian Conservation Foundation

released 8 March 2017

The new research reveals that Australia is lagging countries like the United States in preserving habitat vital for the protection of rare animals, plants, reptiles, fish and birds.


Victorian Auditor-General’s Office

released 8 March 2018

Clean air is important for health and wellbeing and is an issue of community concern. The World Health Organization reports that statistically significant evidence supports the correlation between poor air quality and negative health impacts.

This audit examined whether Victoria’s air quality meets national standards for pollutant components such as ozone and particulate matter.


Clean Energy Council

released 7 March 2018

A research report released by the Clean Energy Council provides a diverse range of ideas to help set a new standard of excellence for community engagement across the wind industry, reflecting the industry’s commitment to adopting best practice in this area.


Climate Council

released 2 March 2018

The Climate Council has released a roadmap outlining how Australia can cut its rising greenhouse gas pollution levels, while continuing the transition to clean, affordable and reliable renewable energy and storage technology.


Australian Government Infrastructure Australia

released 23 February 2017

Australia’s largest cities are facing a watershed moment in their growth and development. In the coming 30 years the size of the Australian population will grow substantially. Between 2017 and 2046, Australia’s population is projected to increase by 11.8 million people. That’s equivalent to adding a new city, roughly the size of Canberra, each year for the next 30 years.

This paper identifies the choices facing our largest cities and the best pathways to respond.