Australia’s economic future rests on avoiding heating of the earth by
more than 1.5o Celsius above pre-industrial levels. To achieve
this we must transition to a decarbonised economy by reinstating
carbon pricing, entering the international carbon trading market, and moving to
But that won’t be enough. We could reach net zero and still encounter runaway
global heating – an economic disaster. To avoid that we need to take a
leadership role in Paris Agreement negotiations. See why and how in Episode 6 Part 2 of Australian Community Futures Planning's videocast series on The State of Australia in 2020.