June 4, 2021
Chinese President Xi Jinping took the world by surprise by declaring that China will “aim to have CO2 emissions peak before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality before 2060”. To achieve these objectives, China will pursue “more vigorous policies and measures”.… Read More
May 6, 2021
The pandemic has seriously disrupted global plans to achieve SDG targets because of unexpected and very high economic, social and health costs. All governments had to borrow heavily and divert focus to counter the pandemic’s immediate adverse impacts, leaving limited resources and efforts towards achievement of SDGs.… Read More
April 20, 2021
Many from outside of Australia may be puzzled as to why anyone would write ‘a very angry book’ about water reform in, of all places, Australia? A country that senior Australian public servants, scientists, consultants and politicians have widely and frequently proclaimed to be the ‘world’s best’ on their many business trips to Paris, London, Washington, Delhi and Beijing.
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