It seems almost certain that US President-elect Donald Trump will walk away from the Paris climate agreement next year. In the absence of US leadership, the question is: who will step up?
In a new paper published in Global Policy, Peter Drahos and I argue that not only is there a strong economic and moral case for such action, but there are good geopolitical reasons too.
With a federal election looming, Australia’s top mandarins will once again be turning their minds to the incoming government briefs, the so-called blue book if the Coalition is returned and the red book if Labor is elected.
Australia can learn a lesson from the US's approach to coal - Christian Downie writes in the Sydney Morning Herald
RegNet visitor Christian Downie has written an op-ed appearing in the Sydney Morning Herald on February 23, 2016.
In this opinion piece published in The Drum on November 6, Peter Drahos and Christian Downie argue there is a good case for Australia to act on climate change early and unilaterally.
In September, in the margins of the UN General Assembly, Australia will assume the role of chair for a little known grouping of countries known as MIKTA – Mexico, Indonesia, Korea, Turkey and Australia.
A group of RegNet scholars descended on Seattle for the 2015 Law and Society Association conference in late May.
The United Nations climate change talks will not save the planet by themselves, but they put important pressure on every nation to do its part writes RegNet Visiting Fellow, Dr Christian Downie.
Christian Downie argues that the Federal Labor Government is in an unenviable position when it comes to the politics of climate change.