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The Authority has made a submission in response to The Treasury’s climate-related financial disclosure consultation paper.

The Authority held a webinar on 14 December on the findings of the CSIRO's technical report into Australia's carbon sequestration potential.

The first-ever stocktake of Australia’s carbon sequestration potential is an important step in building our understanding of the role it plays in Australia’s decarbonisation pathway. However, there is no silver bullet. A portfolio of approaches would be required to meaningfully increase carbon sequestration and help achieve Australia’s emissions reduction targets.

The Climate Change Authority invites you to join a webinar at 11:00am – 12:00pm (AEDT) on Wednesday 14 December 2022 to learn about the findings of the CSIRO’s research report on Australia’s carbon sequestration potentia

The Climate Change Authority’s advice to the Minister for Climate Change and Energy for the first Annual Climate Change Statement highlights the need for a momentum shift if Australia is to meet its 2030 and 2050 targets, and for stronger adaptation and resilience efforts. The technologies for meeting the 2030 target exist, but the scale and speed of the task demand greater attention, planning and action. The advice sets out the framework the Authority will employ for reporting on Australia’s progress each year.

The International Climate Councils Network has called for governments to consider establishing independent councils to advise on climate change.