Climate and Development Knowledge Network

released 2 June 2019

This guide is focused on climate communications in developing countries because a large amount has already been written and debated on how best to communicate climate issues in industrialised countries. A large, body of literature centres on convincing a sceptical or apathetic public in North America, Europe or Australasia of the reality of climate change.


The Australia Institute

released 30 May 2019

New research shows that ongoing investment in renewable energy generation by companies and households continues to reduce Australia’s electricity sector emissions, even without adequate national climate and energy policy.


The Global Land Tool Network (GLTN)

released 24 May 2019

Developed with long standing GLTN Partner RMIT University in Melbourne Australia, (David Mitchell and Darryn McEvoy), The publication examines the inter-relationships between land tenure and climate vulnerability. The analysis has been framed according to peoples’ exposure to climate-related hazards, the sensitivity of different elements at risk in both urban and rural contexts and understanding how insecure land tenure influences the adaptive capacity of communities and individuals. Potential feedback loops from climate adaptation measures that may act to undermine peoples’ security of tenure have also been considered.


King’s College London, United Nations Environment Programme

released 16 May 2019

This report summarises the agenda and findings of the Legal Readiness for Climate Finance: Private Sector Opportunities roundtable co-convened by King’s College London, UN Environment, and Legal Response International.
It is part of an ongoing King’s College London/UN Environment partnership
to stimulate collaborations and mutual learning between public and private stakeholders in developing and developed countries for transformational change.


Tearfund, Fauna & Flora International (FFI), WasteAid and The Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

released 14 May 2019

This report describes the environmental destruction, sickness, mortality, and damage to livelihoods that the plastic pollution crisis is causing. It outlines the problem – namely the huge recent increase in the production and distribution of single-use plastics, and its expansion across the globe to countries lacking the capacity to collect, manage and recycle waste. And it spells out the solutions.


CRC for Low Carbon Living

released 13 May 2019

The document builds on key research conducted
nationally by individuals and organisations, including the Australian Government’s Department of
Environment and Energy and local universities, working in the areas of low carbon retrofit options, housing typology and climate.