Passing the carbon price through the Senate is a victory, but there is plenty yet to be done. AAP Image/Alan Porritt At long last, the Gillard Government’s carbon price is law. On July 1 next year, approximately 500 of our biggest companies will start paying the government $23 for every tonne of greenhouse gas they […]
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Julia Gillard’s proposal to hold a Citizens’ Assembly on climate change has been scorned but maybe it has some merit?
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Nice piece by Carolyn Hendriks on the role of Citizens’ Assemblies. The Gillard Government might need to be careful what they wish for – the community consensus might be for far stronger action than they would find palatable.
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An article on World Wide Views on Global Warming, reposted from here. On 26 September 2009, World Wide Views on Global Warming held a groundbreaking series of global citizen consultations. For the first time, ordinary people around the world came together to express their views on climate change and how a future climate deal should […]
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Here’s the audio of an interview I did about the World Wide Views on Global Warming project for Radio National’s Future Tense program. World Wide Views on Future Tense I was joined by two of the participants and it was really interesting to hear what they had to say about how it felt to participate […]
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In December of this year, world leaders will gather in Copenhagen, Denmark for the United Nations Climate Change Conference. The aim of the Conference is to negotiate a new international framework for responding to climate change, to replace the Kyoto Protocol when it expires in 2012. Decisions made by negotiators in Copenhagen will influence the […]
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