Australia is about to blow a once-in-a-generation opportunity
18 July 2020 / WORDS BY Patrick Suckling & Kevin Rudd
Spending decisions by governments now will shape our economic future for decades to come. In other words, we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity and can’t blow it.
Reaping a double dividend on growth and climate from COVID-19 recovery spending
17 June 2020 / WORDS BY Patrick Suckling
Economic recovery from COVID-19 can reap a double dividend from climate-smart stimulus packages that maximise jobs and growth, while advancing the climate action the world so urgently needs.
Climate change is the next Covid-19
04 May 2020 / WORDS BY John Morton
The good news is that the parallels between Covid-19 and climate change differ in one critical respect. The transition to a global low-carbon economy represents the most predictable and consequential economic transformation in human history. So while climate change is among the largest challenges the global community has ever faced, it also represents a springboard for massive economic growth.
Tackling climate change is vital for the strongest economic recovery after coronavirus.
28 April 2020 / WORDS BY Patrick Suckling
Climate change: the time for box ticking is over
20 February 2020 / WORDS BY JAMES CAMERON
The world is now hotter than it has ever been with humans living in it. The global temperature had been rising, slowly and surely, for a century.
We need urgent and increasing action on climate change, not ambivalence.
07 February 2020 / WORDS BY PATRICK SUCKLING
How the world sees Australia on climate change was one of the more insightful aspects of my time as ambassador for the environment for the past few years.
As Australia’s Ambassador for the Environment, I saw action that makes me optimistic about our future.
01 November 2019 / WORDS BY PATRICK SUCKLING
If you were smarter I’d be in school” – so said a recent sign by a striking child anxious about climate change. It is a potent rebuke, not least because so many of the solutions are not rocket science.