Climate Council

released 11 March 2020

The report is the first comprehensive overview of the devastating climate impacts Australians experienced this summer. It focuses on New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, because the effects of the bushfires were most severe in these areas, but we acknowledge that the bushfires affected Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania.

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Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS)

released 10 March 2020

The report brought together 70 scientists from across 16 institutions working with available datasets, mostly of ten years length or longer. New analyses were undertaken to produce scientifically robust information about the state and trends of ecosystem indicators relevant to the Australian marine environment and its bioregions.

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Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA), ClimateWorks Australia and the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC)

released 4 March 2020

The purpose of this Issues Paper is to progress a new conversation to better understand the challenges and opportunities in reshaping transport, energy, water, communications and waste infrastructure for a net zero emissions world. Infrastructure bodies, governments, professional and industry associations, investors, designers, builders and operators have a
shared responsibility to support the transition to net zero emissions within their own scope of influence, and collaborate with the broader sector to deliver solutions. These stakeholders are the audience for this report and the conversations it engenders.

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International Fund for Animal Welfare

released 04 March 2020

The report quantifies the impacts of recent fire events on koalas in the context of broader population trends across New South Wales over the past three generations of koalas. Nearly 5,000 koalas are estimated to have perished in this time, nearly 12% of the population. Up to 66% of the population has been lost over the past three generations.

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Beyond Zero Emission

released 28 February 2020

The plan shows that by switching to renewable electricity it is possible to double manufacturing efficiency, harnessing the power of the sector to drive productivity growth, innovation, exports and create high-quality Victorian jobs.

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Future Directions International

released 27 February 2020

Global water supplies are expected to come under increased stress due to increased demand caused by population growth, rising wealth levels, dietary change, urbanisation, and rising industrial demand.

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