Pages tagged by "Environment"

Growing solutions, harvesting answers

How can policymakers ensure adequate and stable supply of food, especially to the world's poorest people? That's one of the big questions to be addressed by the new Food Policy Institute.

Sharing the benefits

How to fairly share and redistribute the money generated from reducing deforestation in Indonesia will be the subject of a new four-year $1.6 million research project to be led by Crawford School’s Professor Luca Tacconi.

Planting the seeds for a new world economy

The world’s foremost ecological economist has used a report launch at Crawford School to call for a sustainable alternative to our current economic system.

Where is it cheapest to cut carbon emissions?

Why are different countries pursuing different types of carbon emission reduction schemes, and what will each cost, writes DAVID STERN.

'Price collar' could break climate deadlock

The world needs to move away from only setting national carbon emission targets, and instead supplement these with an agreed maximum and minimum carbon price that clearly measures the effort it takes to reach these targets, according to new research.

Sustainable leadership

Governments and civil society need to measure success by more than just gross domestic product, writes ROBERT COSTANZA.

Measuring China's harmony

China's new generation of leaders have an opportunity to lead the world towards a sustainable, fair and harmonious future, writes ROBERT COSTANZA.

Bob Brown's advice to Crawford students

Environmentalist and former leader of the Greens Dr Bob Brown has some advice for Crawford School students in their future careers: make sure you’re doing something that people will be grateful for a hundred years from now.

The Canberra Experiment

Public Policy Fellow Professor Stephen Dovers is on a mission to show that Canberra has something unusual to offer and that public policy isn’t as dull as it sounds.

Taxing times produce climate answers

Complex modeling, discussions and negotiations about the effects and challenges of implementing an economy-wide carbon tax in South Africa led to the African country taking a bold plan to the Copenhagen climate negotiations.

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