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Towards Fuel Efficient, Lower Emissions Light Vehicles: Response Summary [PDF 4.08 MB]

On 1 December 2015, ClimateWorks released an Issues Paper considering a range of complementary measures that could be implemented in support of light vehicle CO2 emission standards, to help drive improvement in fuel economy across Australia’s light vehicle fleet. Input from consultation with industry, government and consumers (in collaboration with Future Climate Australia and the Global Fuel Economy) has been consolidated into this summary report.

A prosperous, net-zero pollution Australia starts today [PDF 7.00 MB]

Right now, Australia has an opportunity. We can do our fair share, helping to keep global warming below two degrees, while creating a cleaner, modern, and more sustainable future. And at the same time, we can maintain our economic prosperity. This report builds on ClimateWorks Australia and the Australian National University's 'Pathways to Deep Decarbonisation in 2050' report.

Australia's Energy Productivity Potential [PDF 2.20 MB]

ClimateWorks’ research shows that the potential exists to nearly double the energy productivity of
the Australian economy by 2030 by investing in the modernisation of our energy system and taking advantage of recent technological developments. This would mean almost double the economic output (in terms of GDP) for every unit of energy consumed in 2030.

Energy Management and Company Competitiveness [PDF 1.62 MB]

Energy, once perceived as a relatively low fixed cost, is now becoming an important variable cost that impacts on profits. This report outlines a methodology to assist companies to gain a deeper understanding of energy risks and the opportunities associated with improved energy performance. By using this information, companies will be able to undertake voluntary actions to minimise energy related risks and improve competitiveness.

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