Featured Publications


Climate Action Survey 2022-Summary for Policy & Decision making

Policy & regulation Policy brief

Climate Action Survey 2022-Summary for Policy & Decision making

| 2023

Griffith University

Decarbonising Queensland- Four pillars toward a resilient and inclusive low-carbon economy

Emissions reduction & sequestration, Policy & regulation Policy brief

Decarbonising Queensland- Four pillars toward a resilient and inclusive low-carbon economy

This policy brief provides an assessment of key policy and technical issues, opportunities and options and provides recommendations to support Queensland Government in the design...

Jennifer Yarnold, Greg Marston, Brendan Mackey, John McVeigh, John Rolfe, Allan Dale, Hurriyet Babacan, Ben Lyons, Felicity Deane, Maxine Newlands, Neville Plint, Lynette Molyneaux, Duncan Keenan-Jones, Jacob Birch, Rowena Maguire, John Quiggin, Don Butler, Catherine E. Lovelock, Natalie Doran-Browne, and Graham Ashford | 2022

Queensland's Clean Energy Workforce Roadmap

Strategy

Queensland's Clean Energy Workforce Roadmap

This roadmap outlines Queensland's clean energy industry transformation and highlights the future workforce development required to support this transition.

Queensland Government | 2023

Reduce, remove and store: The role of carbon sequestration in accelerating Australia’s decarbonisation

Emissions reduction & sequestration Report

Reduce, remove and store: The role of carbon sequestration in accelerating Australia’s decarbonisation

Australia is endowed with carbon sequestration potential. The purpose of this paper is to help policymakers, emitters, and markets to better understand how it can...

Climate Change Authority | 2023

Publications


Qld Decarb Hub Webinar

Webinar

Qld Decarb Hub Webinar

| 2024

2022-23 Annual Report

Communities in transition Report

2022-23 Annual Report

This resource is the 2022-2023 annual report of the Climate Projections Roadmap for Australia (Doc ID: 51066).

National Partnership for Climate Projections | 2023

Borumba Dam Pumped Hydro

Hydrogen & fuels Fact sheet

Borumba Dam Pumped Hydro

This resource provides information on the pumped hydro energy storage (PHES) facility that the Queensland Government has committed to building at Lake Borumba.

Department of Energy and Climate | 2023

Circular economy 4 business: A program and framework for small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) with three case studies

Industry & business solutions Research article

Circular economy 4 business: A program and framework for small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) with three case studies

To address a gap in empirical evidence, this article provides case studies of three SMEs implementing circular business models through a training program.

Ray Maher, Jennifer Yarnold, N.N.C. Pushpamali | 2023

Factsheet: Beef cattle herd management projects

Agriculture & environment Fact sheet

Factsheet: Beef cattle herd management projects

This fact sheet provides an overview of beef cattle herd management projects, including how to participate in a project under the Emissions Reduction Fund and...

Clean Energy Regulator | 2023

Fe/Cu diatomic catalysts for electrochemical nitrate reduction to ammonia

Research article

Fe/Cu diatomic catalysts for electrochemical nitrate reduction to ammonia

Electrochemical conversion of nitrate to ammonia offers an efficient approach to reducing nitrate pollutants and a potential technology for low-temperature and low-pressure ammonia synthesis. However,...

Shuo Zhang, Jianghua Wu, Mengting Zheng, Xin Jin, Zihan Shen, Zhonghua Li, Yanjun Wang, Quan Wang, Xuebin Wang, Hui Wei, Jiangwei Zhang et al. | 2023

Final Modelling Results

Emissions reduction & sequestration Report

Final Modelling Results

This report maps Australia's transition to net-zero emissions by its' target year of 2050 and includes a detailed breakdown of the possibilities and sensitivities of...

Net Zero Australia | 2023

Future Energy Jobs Guide

Guide

Future Energy Jobs Guide

This guide outlines Queensland's clean energy transformation for students considering a future career in the clean energy sector and workers wanting to shift to a...

Queensland Government | 2023

Independent Review of Australian Carbon Credit Units

Carbon & environmental markets Fact sheet

Independent Review of Australian Carbon Credit Units

This factsheet provides an overview of the independent review of Australian Carbon Credit Units. The expert panel was led by Australia’s former Chief Scientist Professor...

DCCEEW | 2023

Independent Review of Australian Carbon Credit Units

Carbon & environmental markets Strategy

Independent Review of Australian Carbon Credit Units

This plan outlines the government's timeline and approach for implementing recommendations made by an independent panel to review the integrity of ACCUs (See DOC ID:...

DCCEEW | 2023

Independent Review of Australian Carbon Credit Units - carbon market basics

Carbon & environmental markets Fact sheet

Independent Review of Australian Carbon Credit Units - carbon market basics

This factsheet provides an overview of Australia's carbon market and the Australian Carbon Credit Unit Scheme.

DCCEEW | 2023

Livestock Emissions Framework for Feed Technologies

Agriculture & environment Fact sheet

Livestock Emissions Framework for Feed Technologies

This fact sheet provides an approach to estimate carbon emissions reductions from employing technologies at a farm, industry, state and national level. It was developed...

Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water | 2023

My beef cattle herd management project checklist

Agriculture & environment Guide

My beef cattle herd management project checklist

This checklist supports the planning and monitoring processes of running a beef cattle herd management project.

Clean Energy Regulator | 2023

National Soil Action Plan

Agriculture & environment Strategy

National Soil Action Plan

This action plan establishes four key priority actions for all levels of government and industry partners to focus on over 2023-2028. These are linked to...

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry | 2023

Net Zero Mobilisation report: How to make net zero happen

Emissions reduction & sequestration Report

Net Zero Mobilisation report: How to make net zero happen

The report expands on Net Zero Australia's final modelling results report (doc ID: 51011) outlining how governments, businesses and households should transition to net zero...

Net Zero Australia | 2023

Pioneer-Burdekin Pumped Hydro

Hydrogen & fuels Fact sheet

Pioneer-Burdekin Pumped Hydro

This resource provides information on the pumped hydro energy storage (PHES) facility that the Queensland Government has committed to building in the west of the...

Department of Energy and Climate | 2023

Pumped hydro in our energy system

Hydrogen & fuels Fact sheet

Pumped hydro in our energy system

This resource outlines how pumped hydro can support Queensland's energy system.

Department of Energy and Climate | 2023

Queensland AgTech Roadmap 2023–2028 Draft Consultation Paper

Agriculture & environment Draft report

Queensland AgTech Roadmap 2023–2028 Draft Consultation Paper

This draft consultation roadmap sets out Queensland's framework for accelerating the development of agricultural technology by stakeholders such as agribusinesses, producers, and investors. These technologies...

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, State of Queensland | 2023

Queensland Electric Super Highway

Transport Fact sheet

Queensland Electric Super Highway

This resource contains a map of charging stations for electric vehicles on Queensland Highways (As of November 2023).

Department of Transport and Main Roads | 2023

Queensland Energy and Jobs Plan (2023 Update)

Green investment Report

Queensland Energy and Jobs Plan (2023 Update)

This report provides a 2023 update on Queensland's progression with the State Government's energy and jobs plan.

Queensland Government | 2023

Queensland Hydro Study: establishing our potential

Hydrogen & fuels Fact sheet

Queensland Hydro Study: establishing our potential

This resource outlines the potential of hydro energy storage (PHES) facilities in Queensland. It also provides an overview of key site identification criteria and assessment...

Department of Energy and Climate | 2023

Queensland Low Emissions Agriculture Roadmap 2022-2032

Agriculture & environment Strategy

Queensland Low Emissions Agriculture Roadmap 2022-2032

This 10-year strategy provides a framework for reducing emissions in the agricultural sector. It aims to reduce production-based emissions and increase carbon farming through ongoing...

Queensland Government | 2023

Queensland new-industry development strategy

Industry & business solutions Strategy

Queensland new-industry development strategy

This resource outlines Queensland's strategy to proactively develop industries suitable for a decarbonising world. It is aligned with Queensland's net zero targets of 50% renewable...

Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning | 2023

Queensland's Clean Energy Workforce Roadmap (Overview)

Strategy

Queensland's Clean Energy Workforce Roadmap (Overview)

This resource provides an overview of Queensland's Clean Energy Workforce Roadmap (see Doc ID 51013)

Queensland Government | 2023

Review of multiport modular multilevel converters for residential applications: A control perspective

Research article

Review of multiport modular multilevel converters for residential applications: A control perspective

Distributed generation and storage systems have become important in the residential building environment. One of the more promising power electronic interfaces between these systems and...

Stephan Adams, Dezso Sera, Geoffrey Walker, Mark Broadmeadow | 2023

State Planning Policy Information Sheet

Policy & regulation Fact sheet

State Planning Policy Information Sheet

This policy considers matters relating to climate change adaption and emissions mitigation.

Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning | 2023

Tackling TNFD in critical mineral mining for producing clean energy technologies

Policy & regulation Guide

Tackling TNFD in critical mineral mining for producing clean energy technologies

This guide is one of five value chain deep-dive guidance documents related to Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (Doc ID: 51070)

DCCEEW & Ernst & Young, Australia | 2023

Tackling TNFD in domestically sourced fresh beef and ​salmon

Policy & regulation Guide

Tackling TNFD in domestically sourced fresh beef and ​salmon

This guide is one of five value chain deep-dive guidance documents related to Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (Doc ID: 51070)

DCCEEW & Ernst & Young, Australia | 2023

Tackling TNFD in domestic cotton cultivation for export

Policy & regulation Guide

Tackling TNFD in domestic cotton cultivation for export

This guide is one of five value chain deep-dive guidance documents related to Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (Doc ID: 51070)

DCCEEW & Ernst & Young, Australia | 2023

Tackling TNFD in natural gas extraction for industrial manufacturing

Policy & regulation Guide

Tackling TNFD in natural gas extraction for industrial manufacturing

This guide is one of five value chain deep-dive guidance documents related to Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (Doc ID: 51070)

DCCEEW & Ernst & Young, Australia | 2023

Tackling TNFD in property development and building construction

Policy & regulation Guide

Tackling TNFD in property development and building construction

This guide is one of five value chain deep-dive guidance documents related to Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (Doc ID: 51070)

DCCEEW & Ernst & Young, Australia | 2023

Targeting CN30 for Australian red meat: On-farm strategy guide

Agriculture & environment Guide

Targeting CN30 for Australian red meat: On-farm strategy guide

This guide supports producers to make productivity-led emission reductions and improvements in carbon storage on their farm.

Meat & Livestock Australia | 2023

Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures

Policy & regulation Report

Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures

This framework is an international, market-led initiative providing support to organisations looking to identify, report and manage nature-related risks and opportunitites. It encourages financial institutions...

DCCEEW & Ernst & Young, Australia | 2023

The Renewable Energy Zibe (REZ) Roadmap

Energy & infrastructure Draft report

The Renewable Energy Zibe (REZ) Roadmap

This report was developed aside the Queensland Energy and Jobs Plan to meet state targets of 50% renewable energy by 2030, 70% renewable energy by...

The State of Queensland (Department of Energy and Public Works) | 2023

Yearbook 2023: Australian Infrastructure Statistics

Transport Report

Yearbook 2023: Australian Infrastructure Statistics

This statistical report provides an annual source of infrastructure statistics around infrastructure and the economy, transport, communications, energy and water for 2023. It is intended...

Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics | 2023

Carbon Farming Industry Roadmap v2.1

Agriculture & environment Strategy

Carbon Farming Industry Roadmap v2.1

This resource is the second edition of the Carbon Farming Industry Roadmap by the Carbon Market Institute. It discusses the 2030 vision for a vibrant...

Carbon Market Institute | 2022

Case Studies of the Financial Performance of Silvopastoral Systems in Southern Queensland, Australia

Research article

Case Studies of the Financial Performance of Silvopastoral Systems in Southern Queensland, Australia

There is considerable uncertainty surrounding the future availability of hardwood timber from state-owned native forests in southern Queensland. The timber industry is becoming increas-ingly reliant...

Ben Francis, Tyron Venn, Tom Lewis, Jeremy Brawner | 2022

Climate Projections Roadmap for Australia

Emissions reduction & sequestration Strategy

Climate Projections Roadmap for Australia

This roadmap outlines a collaborative approach between state and territory governments, CSIRO, the Bureau of Meteorology, universities, and the Australian Government to deliver reliable information...

National Partnership for Climate Projections | 2022

Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee findings on the Emissions Reduction Fund’s Human Induced Regeneration method

Carbon & environmental markets Report

Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee findings on the Emissions Reduction Fund’s Human Induced Regeneration method

This report provides an assessment of the Emission Reduction Fund's Human Induced Regeneration method (the human-induced generation of a permanent even-aged native forest methodology determination).

Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee | 2022

Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee findings on the Emissions Reduction Fund’s Landfill Gas Generation method

Carbon & environmental markets Report

Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee findings on the Emissions Reduction Fund’s Landfill Gas Generation method

This report provides an assessment of the Emissions Reduction Fund Landfill Gas Generation method (Electricity Generation from Landfill Gas methodology determination).

Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee | 2022

ERAC Media Release:
Commercial and Public Lighting
Emissions Reduction Fund
Method Revoked

Carbon & environmental markets Report

ERAC Media Release: Commercial and Public Lighting Emissions Reduction Fund Method Revoked

This statement concerns the decision of the Minister for Industry, Energy, and Emissions Reduction to revoke the commercial and public lighting method after a review...

Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee | 2022

ERAC response to TAI Report:
Come Clean – Carbon Capture
and Storage CCS

Carbon & environmental markets Report

ERAC response to TAI Report: Come Clean – Carbon Capture and Storage CCS

This statement by the Emission Reduction Assurance Committee rejects a report published by the Australia Institute regarding carbon capture and storage methods.

Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee | 2022

ERAC statement regarding
Landfill Gas (Generation)
Method

Carbon & environmental markets Report

ERAC statement regarding Landfill Gas (Generation) Method

This resource outlines facts about the Landfill Gas (generation) method that had not been previously discussed by the Emission Reduction Assurance Committee (as of 2022).

Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee | 2022

Hydrochar: A Promising Step Towards Achieving a Circular Economy and Sustainable Development Goals

Research article

Hydrochar: A Promising Step Towards Achieving a Circular Economy and Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the environment, and improve the lives and...

Padhye, Lokesh P. (16234173100); Bandala, Erick R. (6602388224); Wijesiri, Buddhi (56545634800); Goonetilleke, Ashantha (6604084914); Bolan, Nanthi (57204849193) | 2022

Hydrogen Industry Workforce Development Roadmap 2022–2032

Strategy

Hydrogen Industry Workforce Development Roadmap 2022–2032

This strategy aims at creating a skilled workforce for Queensland's fast-growing hydrogen sector between 2022-2032.

DESBT Strategy | 2022

Independent Review of Australian Carbon Credit Units: Executive Summary - Final Report - Recommendations and Key Findings

Carbon & environmental markets Report

Independent Review of Australian Carbon Credit Units: Executive Summary - Final Report - Recommendations and Key Findings

This is an executive summary, including recommendations and key findings, of an independent review of Australia's carbon market and the Australian Carbon Credit Unit Scheme....

Professor Ian Chubb, The Hon Dr Annabelle Bennett, Ariadne Gorring, Dr Steve Hatfield-Dodds | 2022

Independent Review of Australian Carbon Credit Units: Final Report

Carbon & environmental markets Report

Independent Review of Australian Carbon Credit Units: Final Report

This report provides an independent review of Australia's carbon market and the Australian Carbon Credit Unit Scheme. This was led by an expert panel appointed...

Professor Ian Chubb, The Hon Dr Annabelle Bennett, Ariadne Gorring, Dr Steve Hatfield-Dodds | 2022

Indigenous Carbon Projects Guide

First Nations Guide

Indigenous Carbon Projects Guide

This guide provides a comprehensive overview of the Indigenous Carbon Industry Network, climate change and the carbon market, and Indigenous participation in carbon projects and...

Indigenous Carbon Industry Network | 2022

Mapping the Opportunities for Indigenous Carbon in Australia: Identifying opportunities and barriers to Indigenous participation in the Emissions Reduction Fund

First Nations Report

Mapping the Opportunities for Indigenous Carbon in Australia: Identifying opportunities and barriers to Indigenous participation in the Emissions Reduction Fund

This report uses a geographical analysis to identify where suitable Emission Reduction Funds can be pursued by Indigenous groups and identifies key barriers and opportunities...

Indigenous Carbon Industry Network | 2022

Nature Positive Plan:
better for the environment, better for business

Strategy

Nature Positive Plan: better for the environment, better for business

This plan was established in response to the Independent Review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). It outlines the Australian...

DCCEEW | 2022

Ocean Futures for the World’s Largest Yellowfin Tuna Population Under the Combined Effects of Ocean Warming and Acidification

Research article

Ocean Futures for the World’s Largest Yellowfin Tuna Population Under the Combined Effects of Ocean Warming and Acidification

The impacts of climate change are expected to have profound effects on the fisheries of the Pacific Ocean, including its tuna fisheries, the largest globally....

Simon Nicol, Patrick Lehodey, Inna Senina, Don Bromhead, Andrea Y. Frommel, John Hampton, Jon Havenhand, Daniel Margulies, Philip L. Munday, Vernon Scholey, Jane E. Williamson et al. | 2022

Principles for assessing models used for Emissions Reduction Fund methods

Carbon accounting & ESG Guide

Principles for assessing models used for Emissions Reduction Fund methods

This resource outlines seven principles for assessing models used for Emissions Reduction Fund methods by the Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee.

Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee | 2022

Queensland Energy and Jobs Plan

Green investment Strategy

Queensland Energy and Jobs Plan

This resource outlines Queensland's plan for transforming its energy system to deliver clean, reliable and affordable energy for future generations. It includes strategies to achieve...

Queensland Government | 2022

Queensland Energy and Jobs Plan (Overview)

Green investment Strategy

Queensland Energy and Jobs Plan (Overview)

This resource provides an overview of Queensland's Energy and Jobs Plan (see Doc ID 51016)

Queensland Government | 2022

Queensland resources industry
development plan

Industry & business solutions Strategy

Queensland resources industry development plan

Created by government, industry and communities, this plan establishes Queensland's pathway to creating a socially responsible and sustainable resources industry that will continue to create...

Department of Resources | 2022

Queensland SuperGrid Infrastructure Blueprint

Energy & infrastructure Strategy

Queensland SuperGrid Infrastructure Blueprint

This SuperGrid infrastructure blueprint outlines Queensland's optimal infrastructure pathway to support the Queensland Energy and Jobs plan which aims to transform the state's electricity system...

Queensland Government | 2022

Queensland Sustainability Report 2022

Policy & regulation Report

Queensland Sustainability Report 2022

This 2022 annual report was published by the Queensland Treasury. It outlines the Queensland Government's approach to managing sustainability, provides information on the State Government's...

State of Queensland (Queensland Treasury) | 2022

Queensland's Zero Emission Vehicle Strategy 2022-2032

Transport Strategy

Queensland's Zero Emission Vehicle Strategy 2022-2032

This 10-year strategy supports Queensland's transition to zero emission vehicles and a cleaner, greener transport future.

Department of Transport and Main Roads | 2022

Queensland’s Zero Emission Vehicle Strategy - Action Plan (2022–2024)

Transport Strategy

Queensland’s Zero Emission Vehicle Strategy - Action Plan (2022–2024)

This resource is a two year action plan that sets out initiatives to increase zero emission vehicle uptake across Queensland communities, businesses and government fleets....

Department of Transport and Main Roads | 2022

Queensland Transport Strategy - Our 30 Year Plan for Transport in Queensland

Transport Strategy

Queensland Transport Strategy - Our 30 Year Plan for Transport in Queensland

This resource provides a 30-year outlook on Queensland Government's plan for transport and main roads, focusing on the development of transportation that is accessible, safe,...

Department of Transport and Main Roads | 2022

Queensland Workforce Strategy 2022-2032

Strategy

Queensland Workforce Strategy 2022-2032

This resource is the Queensland Government's strategy for 2022-2023 to foster a strong, skilled and diverse workforce ready for the future.

State of Queensland | 2022

Review of four methods for generating Australian Carbon Credit Units

Carbon & environmental markets Report

Review of four methods for generating Australian Carbon Credit Units

The Panel for the Independent Review of Australian Carbon Credit Units commissioned the Australian Academy of Science to provide a rapid assessment of the integrity...

Australian Academy of Science | 2022

Statement: ERAC consideration of human induced regeneration method

Carbon & environmental markets Report

Statement: ERAC consideration of human induced regeneration method

This statement discusses analytical work commissioned by The Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee to examine concerns raised about the Emissions Reduction Fund’s Human Induced Regeneration (HIR)...

Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee | 2022

Trace element concentrations in forage seagrass species of Chelonia mydas along the Great Barrier Reef

Research article

Trace element concentrations in forage seagrass species of Chelonia mydas along the Great Barrier Reef

Toxic metal exposure is a threat to green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) inhabiting and foraging in coastal seagrass meadows and are of particular concern in...

Adam Wilkinson, Ellen Ariel, Jason Van De Merwe, Jon Brodie | 2022

Yearbook 2022: Australian Infrastructure Statistics

Transport Report

Yearbook 2022: Australian Infrastructure Statistics

This statistical report provides an annual source of infrastructure statistics around infrastructure and the economy, transport, communications, energy and water for 2022. It is intended...

Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics | 2022

Climate change and the great Australian insurance dilemma: Unaffordable or uninsurable?

Green investment Policy brief

Climate change and the great Australian insurance dilemma: Unaffordable or uninsurable?

Zoe Davidson and Dr. Elise Stephenson | 2021

Economic Data for a Decarbonising World

Emissions reduction & sequestration Report

Economic Data for a Decarbonising World

Australia has world-class economic and emissions data systems. The purpose of this report is to demonstrate how different regions and the broader economy can navigate...

Climate Change Authority | 2021

Human induced regeneration: A spatiotemporal study - Final Report

Carbon & environmental markets Technical report

Human induced regeneration: A spatiotemporal study - Final Report

The objective of this report is to develop a suitable methodology to assess the effectiveness of HIR projects. It was commissioned by the Emissions Reduction...

Dr Stephen Beare & Professor Raymond Chambers | 2021

Information Paper: Committee considerations for interpreting the Emissions Reduction Fund’s offsets integrity standards (V.2)

Carbon & environmental markets Guide

Information Paper: Committee considerations for interpreting the Emissions Reduction Fund’s offsets integrity standards (V.2)

This information paper outlines the emissions reduction fund, the role of the Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee, the offset integrity standards and the committee's approach to...

Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee | 2021

Managing the risks of missing international climate targets

Research article

Managing the risks of missing international climate targets

The Paris targets are based on assumptions that a global temperature increase of 1.5 °C−2 °C above preindustrial levels will be safe, and that the...

Taylor, Graeme (55454318800); Vink, Sue (35615826200) | 2021

National Climate Resilience and Adaptation Strategy

Emissions reduction & sequestration Strategy

National Climate Resilience and Adaptation Strategy

This resource outlines Australia's 2021-2025 strategy to building climate resilience and adaption to support the nation in anticipating, managing and adapting to a changing climate....

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment | 2021

Paris Plus: From Cost to Competitive Advantage

Emissions reduction & sequestration Report

Paris Plus: From Cost to Competitive Advantage

This report highlights the Climate Change Authority's strategic framework, insights into trade and investments trends, and Australia's priorities in transitioning to net zero emissions.

Climate Change Authority | 2021

Queensland’s Commitment to Positive Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Outcomes

Carbon accounting & ESG Strategy

Queensland’s Commitment to Positive Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Outcomes

This resource provides an overview of the Queensland Government's commitment to fostering positive ESG outcomes that builds a sustainable and competitive economy.

State of Queensland (Queensland Treasury) | 2021

Queensland Sustainability Report 2021

Policy & regulation Report

Queensland Sustainability Report 2021

This 2021 annual report was published by the Queensland Treasury. It outlines the Queensland Government's approach to managing sustainability, provides information on the State Government's...

State of Queensland (Queensland Treasury) | 2021

Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan 2021-25

Carbon & environmental markets Strategy

Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan 2021-25

Australian and Queensland governments released this report in response to the first-five yearly review of the Reef 2050 Long Term Sustainability Plan. It was developed...

Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water - Qld & Federal Government | 2021

State of Environment (SoE) 2021: Air Quality

Chapter

State of Environment (SoE) 2021: Air Quality

This chapter evaluates the environment and Australia's air quality as of 2021. It is part of an independent assessment conducted every five years to that...

Cresswell et al. | 2021

State of Environment (SoE) 2021: Antarctica

Chapter

State of Environment (SoE) 2021: Antarctica

This chapter evaluates the environment and the state of Antarctica as of 2021. It is part of an independent assessment conducted every five years to...

Cresswell et al. | 2021

State of Environment (SoE) 2021: Overview

Report

State of Environment (SoE) 2021: Overview

This report overview provides an assessment of the state of the Australian Environment as of 2021. It is part of an independent assessment conducted every...

Cresswell et al. | 2021

Trade and investment trends in a decarbonising world

Emissions reduction & sequestration Report

Trade and investment trends in a decarbonising world

This report analyses changes in global trade and investment as governments, regulators, and markets begin to transition to net-zero emissions. It seeks to add context...

Climate Change Authority | 2021

Yearbook 2021: Australian Infrastructure Statistics

Transport Report

Yearbook 2021: Australian Infrastructure Statistics

This statistical report provides an annual source of infrastructure statistics around infrastructure and the economy, transport, communications, energy and water for 2021. It is intended...

Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics | 2021

Carbon Neutral by 2030 Roadmap

Agriculture & environment Strategy

Carbon Neutral by 2030 Roadmap

This roadmap outlines the Australian red meat and livestock industry's approach to achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

Meat & Livestock Australia | 2020

Cues, values and conflict: Reassessing evolution wars media persuasion

Research article

Cues, values and conflict: Reassessing evolution wars media persuasion

It has been posited that persuasive cues impart Evolution Wars communications with persuasive force extending beyond the merits of their communicated arguments. Additionally, it has...

Thomas Aechtner | 2020

Economic Recovery, Resilience and Prosperity After the Coronavirus

Emissions reduction & sequestration Report

Economic Recovery, Resilience and Prosperity After the Coronavirus

This report features the Climate Change Authority's recommendations to achieve a 'triple-win' economic stimulus package that responds to the economic impacts of COVID-19 while taking...

Climate Change Authority | 2020

Electric Vehicle Guide

Transport Fact sheet

Electric Vehicle Guide

Released as an initiative of the Australian Government, this fact sheet provides a guide to help people decide if they want an electric vehicle.

An Australian Government Initiative - Green Vehicle Guide | 2020

Hybrid Electric Vehicle Guide

Transport Fact sheet

Hybrid Electric Vehicle Guide

Released as an initiative of the Australian Government, this fact sheet provides a guide to help people decide if they want a hybrid-electric powered vehicle.

An Australian Government Initiative - Green Vehicle Guide | 2020

Hydrogen Vehicle Guide

Transport Fact sheet

Hydrogen Vehicle Guide

Released as an initiative of the Australian Government, this fact sheet provides a guide to help people decide if they want a hydrogen powered vehicle.

An Australian Government Initiative - Green Vehicle Guide | 2020

Interventions to help coral reefs under global change—A complex decision challenge

Research article

Interventions to help coral reefs under global change—A complex decision challenge

Climate change is impacting coral reefs now. Recent pan-tropical bleaching events driven by unprecedented global heat waves have shifted the playing field for coral reef...

Kenneth R.N. Anthony, Kate J. Helmstedt, Line K. Bay, Pedro Fidelman, Karen E. Hussey, Petra Lundgren, David Mead, Ian M. McLeod, Peter J. Mumby, Maxine Newlands, Britta Schaffelke et al. | 2020

Organic Carbon Stocks of Mexican Montane Habitats: Variation Among Vegetation Types and Land-Use

Research article

Organic Carbon Stocks of Mexican Montane Habitats: Variation Among Vegetation Types and Land-Use

Montane ecosystems occur throughout the world, and harbor many endemic species. They also provide key ecological services, including the catchment of water resources and the...

Nadia S. Santini, Alfredo Villarruel-Arroyo, María Fernanda Adame, Catherine E. Lovelock, Rachael H. Nolan, Nancy Gálvez-Reyes, Edgar J. González, Betzabeth Olivares-Resendiz, Alicia Mastretta-Yanes, Daniel Piñero | 2020

Organic Carbon Stocks of Mexican Montane Habitats: Variation Among Vegetation Types and Land-Use

Research article

Organic Carbon Stocks of Mexican Montane Habitats: Variation Among Vegetation Types and Land-Use

Montane ecosystems occur throughout the world, and harbor many endemic species. They also provide key ecological services, including the catchment of water resources and the...

Nadia S. Santini, Alfredo Villarruel-Arroyo, María Fernanda Adame, Catherine E. Lovelock, Rachael H. Nolan, Nancy Gálvez-Reyes, Edgar J. González, Betzabeth Olivares-Resendiz, Alicia Mastretta-Yanes, Daniel Piñero | 2020

‘Partial functional redundancy’: An expression of household level resilience in response to climate risk

Research article

‘Partial functional redundancy’: An expression of household level resilience in response to climate risk

This article extends ecological framings of resilience into socio-ecological and governance domains for urban infrastructure managers concerned with climate risk. Under moments of disruption, reliable...

Simpson, Nicholas Philip (57201395184); Shearing, Clifford D. (6701637198); Dupont, Benoit (57201031372) | 2020

Prospering in a low-emissions world: An updated climate policy toolkit for Australia (2020 Update)

Emissions reduction & sequestration Report

Prospering in a low-emissions world: An updated climate policy toolkit for Australia (2020 Update)

This research report is updated from the Climate Change Authority's 2016 report, Towards a Climate Policy Toolkit: Special Review on Australia’s Climate Goals and Policies...

Climate Change Authority | 2020

Yearbook 2020: Australian Infrastructure Statistics

Transport Report

Yearbook 2020: Australian Infrastructure Statistics

This statistical report provides an annual source of infrastructure statistics around infrastructure and the economy, transport, communications, energy and water for 2020. It is intended...

Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics | 2020

Australian and state and territory government climate change policies

Policy & regulation Report

Australian and state and territory government climate change policies

This report is one of three stocktakes produced by the Climate Change Authority in 2019. It focuses on government policies to achieve emissions reduction across...

Climate Change Authority | 2019

Climate Change in Central Queensland region (V1)

Communities in transition Fact sheet

Climate Change in Central Queensland region (V1)

This fact sheet provides an overview of the impact that climate change will have on Central Queensland's local economy, environment, infrastructure and community.

State of Queensland | 2019

Climate Change in Central West Queensland region (V1)

Communities in transition Fact sheet

Climate Change in Central West Queensland region (V1)

This fact sheet provides an overview of the impact that climate change will have on Central West Queensland's local economy, environment, infrastructure and community.

State of Queensland | 2019

Climate change in North West Queensland region (V1)

Communities in transition Fact sheet

Climate change in North West Queensland region (V1)

This fact sheet provides an overview of the impact that climate change will have on the North West Queensland region's local economy, environment, infrastructure and...

State of Queensland | 2019

Climate Change in Queensland (V1)

Communities in transition Fact sheet

Climate Change in Queensland (V1)

This fact sheet provides an overview of the impact that climate change will have on Queensland's economy, environment, infrastructure and communities.

State of Queensland | 2019

Climate change in South East Queensland region (V1)

Communities in transition Fact sheet

Climate change in South East Queensland region (V1)

This fact sheet provides an overview of the impact that climate change will have on the South East Queensland region's local economy, environment, infrastructure and...

State of Queensland | 2019

Climate change in South West Queensland region (V1)

Communities in transition Fact sheet

Climate change in South West Queensland region (V1)

This fact sheet provides an overview of the impact that climate change will have on the South West Queensland region's local economy, environment, infrastructure and...

State of Queensland | 2019

Climate Change in the Cape York region (V1)

Communities in transition Fact sheet

Climate Change in the Cape York region (V1)

This fact sheet provides an overview of the impact that climate change will have on Cape York's local economy, environment, infrastructure and community.

State of Queensland | 2019

Climate Change in the Eastern Downs region (V1)

Communities in transition Fact sheet

Climate Change in the Eastern Downs region (V1)

This fact sheet provides an overview of the impact that climate change will have on the Eastern Down region's local economy, environment, infrastructure and community.

State of Queensland | 2019

Climate change in the Far North Queensland region (V1)

Communities in transition Fact sheet

Climate change in the Far North Queensland region (V1)

This fact sheet provides an overview of the impact that climate change will have on Far North Queensland's local economy, environment, infrastructure and community.

State of Queensland | 2019

Climate change in the Gulf region (V1)

Communities in transition Fact sheet

Climate change in the Gulf region (V1)

This fact sheet provides an overview of the impact that climate change will have on the Gulf region's local economy, environment, infrastructure and community.

State of Queensland | 2019

Climate change in the Maranoa and District region (V1)

Communities in transition Fact sheet

Climate change in the Maranoa and District region (V1)

This fact sheet provides an overview of the impact that climate change will have on the Maranoa and District region's local economy, environment, infrastructure and...

State of Queensland | 2019

Climate change in the Townsville–Thuringowa region (V1)

Communities in transition Fact sheet

Climate change in the Townsville–Thuringowa region (V1)

This fact sheet provides an overview of the impact that climate change will have on the Townsville–Thuringowa region's local economy, environment, infrastructure and community.

State of Queensland | 2019

Climate change in the Whitsunday, Hinterland and Mackay region (V1)

Communities in transition Fact sheet

Climate change in the Whitsunday, Hinterland and Mackay region (V1)

This fact sheet provides an overview of the impact that climate change will have on the Whitsunday, Hinterland and Mackay region's local economy, environment, infrastructure...

State of Queensland | 2019

Climate change in the Wide Bay–Burnett region (V1)

Communities in transition Fact sheet

Climate change in the Wide Bay–Burnett region (V1)

This fact sheet provides an overview of the impact that climate change will have on the Wide Bay–Burnett region's local economy, environment, infrastructure and community.

State of Queensland | 2019

Electric Vehicle Uptake: Modelling a Global Phenomenon (Report 151)

Transport Report

Electric Vehicle Uptake: Modelling a Global Phenomenon (Report 151)

This report describes and models the uptake of electric vehicles in 22 countries around the world (pre-COVID).

Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics | 2019

Industry action on climate change mitigation in Australia

Industry & business solutions Report

Industry action on climate change mitigation in Australia

This report is one of three stocktakes produced by the Climate Change Authority in 2019. It focuses on industry action on climate change mitigation in...

Climate Change Authority | 2019

International action on climate change mitigation

Emissions reduction & sequestration Report

International action on climate change mitigation

This report is one of three stocktakes produced by the Climate Change Authority in 2019. It focuses on international policies and action to achieve emission...

Climate Change Authority | 2019

Queensland Hydrogen Industry Strategy 2019-2024

Hydrogen & fuels Strategy

Queensland Hydrogen Industry Strategy 2019-2024

This strategy outlines the Queensland Government's approach to developing a hydrogen industry that delivers economic, social, energy, security, and environmental benefits to the State and...

The Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning (Queensland Government) | 2019

Pathways to a climate resilient Queensland: Queensland Climate Adaption Strategy (2017-2030)

Carbon & environmental markets Strategy

Pathways to a climate resilient Queensland: Queensland Climate Adaption Strategy (2017-2030)

This resource outlines Queensland's climate adaption strategy for 2017-2030. It provides an overview of the impact that climate change will have on Queensland and outlines...

Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (now Department of Environment, Science and Innovation) | 2017