The Climate Institute is an active contributor in the media. Here you can find our Media Releases (news statements) and Media Briefs (more detailed information on key issues).
To arrange an interview, please contact Communications Director Kristina Stefanova at email@example.com or at 02 8239 6299.
Statement on the CFI agreement between the government and the Palmer United Party
Oct 29, 2014 - 6:30pm
“The review the Climate Change Authority will conduct into the carbon reduction policies of major trading partners is potentially a valuable contribution to the development of Australia’s emission reduction targets and policies,” said John Connor, CEO of The Climate Institute. “However, we need to see more details on what the review will cover and how the government will respond to it.”
Insurance query highlights importance of financial risk from climate change
Oct 28, 2014 - 11:48am
News that UK financial authorities have queried large insurers on their climate risk underscores the urgency with which the financial sector must assess its exposure to damage from climate change, said The Climate Institute.
New EU climate and renewable energy targets mean Australia must lift its game
Oct 24, 2014 - 12:44pm
As the Australian government looks to kneecap Australia’s clean energy industry by cutting back the Renewable Energy Target, 28 countries in Europe have agreed to extend their efforts to cut carbon pollution and boost renewable energy.
Australia needs a strong and growing RET, not steps backwards
Oct 22, 2014 - 5:00pm
The Climate Institute is deeply concerned by the government’s intention to slash the Renewable Energy Target (RET).
Divestment movement picks up steam, but much more needs to be done to avoid dangerous climate impacts
Oct 17, 2014 - 10:54am
Superannuation funds and university endowments can expect to come under continued pressure to reassess their holdings of carbon-intensive assets, The Climate Institute said ahead of tomorrow's Divestment Day events.