Climate change is often talked about at a macro level, which is understandable given the inherent scale of the issue. Unfortunately, this approach neglects many intricacies relevant for individuals, such as personal financial, job-related and lifestyle implications. Visualisation and the actual consequences for an individual are tools that can better
Much has been said of sustainability by our media and politicians. Unfortunately though, there seems to be little large scale change occurring in the sector that really needs it most – agriculture. After attending a recent public lecture by Helena Norberg-Hodge however, the concept of localisation, and the dilemma of high
Last Thursday concluded the first auction of the government’s Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF), the centrepiece of their Direct Action climate policy. It awarded 144 projects from 43 participants to deliver 47 million tonnes of carbon-equivalent abatement over a ten-year period at an average price of $13.95 (Clean Energy
This week in Editors’ picks we explore whether economics may be characterised as a science, promotion of policy that combats warming, the effect of fee deregulation on Australian University rankings, the ever-persistent gender wealth gap, and the disparity between public perceptions and actual CEO salaries from around the globe. Is
Having retrospectively decided to write a series on climate change, four weeks after part one of my supposed ‘series’ appeared, here is the third installment exploring the interplay between climate and economics – more specifically, all of my articles look at how to change climate change without really changing climate change.