Climate Change

What do the findings of the IPCC report mean for our world?

The plunging costs of renewable power can help the world to reduce emissions. Image: Unsplash/Appolinary Kalashnikova

Thomas Wiedmann

Professor of Sustainability Research, UNSW Sydney

Arunima Malik

Lecturer in Sustainability, University of Sydney

Glen Peters

Senior Researcher, Center for International Climate and Environment Research - Oslo

Jacqueline Peel

Director, Melbourne Climate Futures, The University of Melbourne

Xuemei Bai

Professor of Urban Environment and Human Ecology, Australian National University, Canberra

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Opportunities to affordably cut global emissions have greatly increased.
The world must act urgently to cut global emissions. Image: Mick Tsikas/AAP

Rich nations must take the greatest climate action.
Richer nations must make the most cuts to emissions. Image: EPA

Australia can capitalise on zero-emissions energy exports. Pictured: a ship which is part of a hydrogen pilot project between Australia and Japan.
Decreasing costs of renewables have multiplied opportunities to cut emissions affordably. Image: AP

Sustainable development must treat all people equitably.
Sustainable development must be inclusive and must not widen the inequality gap. Image: Rodrigo Abd/AP

School strikes are giving momentum to climate action.
Climate protests and business partnerships are at the forefront of change. Image: Julian Meehan, CC BY-SA

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We need greener cities with lower emissions.
Cities must maintain their roles in social, economic, and environmental well-being while becoming sustainable. Image: Shutterstock
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