CLIMATE CHANGE AUTHORITY

The Authority is an independent statutory body established under the Climate Change Authority Act 2011 to provide expert advice to the Australian Government on climate change, by conducting regular and specifically commissioned reviews and undertaking targeted climate change research.

About the Authority

The Authority is an independent statutory body established under the Climate Change Authority Act 2011 to provide expert advice to the Australian Government on climate change, by conducting regular and specifically commissioned reviews and undertaking targeted climate change research.

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News

The Climate Change Authority has today commenced public consultation on its review of the assessment principles for international offsets.

The Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction, the Hon Angus Taylor MP, has requested a review of the use of international carbon offsets in Australia in the context of the Paris Agreement.

The Climate Change Authority today releases its new Insights Paper outlining how Australian economic data could evolve to help policymakers, business and communities navigate the transition to a net zero world.

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Recent publications

Released on 15 December 2021, this Insights Paper outlines how Australian economic data could evolve to help policymakers, business and communities navigate the transition to a net zero world.

Released on 1 November 2021, this research report examines the global reorientation in trade and investment that is underway in the transition to net zero emissions, and considers what these trends mean for Australia.

Released on 8 October 2021, this insights paper outlines the Climate Change Authority's strategic framework and priorities for work to ensure Australia can set increasingly ambitious emissions reduction goals that address all sectors of the economy and policies backed by a strong evidence base.