Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF)

released 20 November 2017

The fresh economic modelling was conducted by the UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) and commissioned by the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF). It compared the pollution and costs of three proposals for Liddell: extending its life by 5 years, AGL’s indicative replacement proposal, and a package of clean energy, demand management and energy efficiency.

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Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA)

released 20 November 2017

Delivered as a partnership between Australia’s Chief Scientist and ACOLA, the Energy Storage project studies the transformative role that energy storage may play in Australia’s energy systems; future economic opportunities and challenges; and current state of and future trends in energy storage technologies and their underpinning sciences.

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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

adopted 13 November 2017

The Declaration aims to help governments, the private sector and civil society mobilize around shared values on climate change. It warns that, unless ethical principles become the basis of climate action, both climate change and responses to it could lead to “unacceptable damage and injustice.”

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Germanwatch, the NewClimate Institute and the Climate Action Network

released 15 November 2017

For the past 13 years, the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) has been keeping track of countries’ efforts in combating climate change.

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