CLIMATE CHANGE AUTHORITY

The Climate Change Authority provides independent, expert advice on climate change policy. The Authority is established under the Climate Change Authority Act 2011

About the Authority

The Authority is an independent statutory body established to provide expert advice to the Australian Government on climate change mitigation initiatives, including through conducting regular and specifically commissioned reviews and through undertaking climate change research.

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Recent publications

On 17 July 2020, the Climate Change Authority released a new report, Economic recovery, resilience and prosperity after the coronavirus. This report identifies measures previously proposed by the Authority that could contribute to a ‘triple-win' economic stimulus package in response to the economic impacts of COVID-19.

This research report outlines how Australia can reduce greenhouse gas emissions to meet not only its 2030 Paris Agreement target but also subsequent, more ambitious targets, and prosper in a world transitioning to net zero emissions.

On 11 July 2019, the Climate Change Authority released its stocktake of drivers for, and actions by, industry to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Australia, including new and emerging low emissions technologies.

Public Consultations

The Climate Change Authority has released a paper for consultation on its 2020 review of the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF).

Provide submissions by Wednesday, 20 May 2020

List of News and Media Articles

News

The Climate Change Authority today released a consultation paper on its review of the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF).

The Climate Change Authority today released its report Prospering in a Low Emissions World: an updated climate policy toolkit for Australia.

The Climate Change Authority today released a consultation paper on updating its previous advice to Government on policies to meet Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions reduction commitments under the Paris Agreement.