The Australia Institute

released 27 November 2018

Increasing extreme heat will have profound impacts on people, industries and ecosystems in Western Sydney. CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology projections estimate that the average number of days over 35 could increase by up to five times without strong climate policies from a historical average of 11 up to 52 days by 2090. Some parts of Western Sydney will experience even more extreme heat days.

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Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences

released 16 November 2018

This report provides a synthesis of management arrangements, catch and sustainability of sharks across Australia. This report is a commitment under the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation’s International Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks and Australia’s National Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks.

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The McKell Institute

released 20 November 2018

This report explores the problem of marine litter in Australia, providing strategies whose implementation could reduce our “marine” footprint and expand the knowledge base on the types of litter that exist in the seas and oceans surrounding us.
The Australia Institute
released 16 November 2018
This Discussion Paper proposes simple, affordable, federal and state government policies to drive the transformation of the large-scale electricity supply system from one that’s dominated by fossil fuels to one based on, and dominated by, clean, safe, everlasting, renewable energy.

Richard Holden and Rosalind Dixon UNSW 

released 21 November 2018

This report attempts to find new ways out of this impasse, which can allow Australia effectively to
achieve the goal of a 26% cut in emissions, whilst also retaining a commitment to energy reliability and affordability, especially for low-income Australians.

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EPA South Australia

released 19 November 2018

Presented by the Environment Protection Authority. First published in 1988 it is a barometer of the state’s environmental health and makes an important contribution to knowledge about the condition of our natural resources and trends in environmental quality.

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