Costs of Australian Carbon Tax: @RISK Evaluates the Profitability of Dairy Systems

In Australia, a carbon tax is one of the key policy tools that the government plans to use to curtail greenhouse gas emissions in the private sector—however, there has been little research looking into the effects of a carbon tax on Australia dairy farm operations. Dr. Şeyda Özkan, who was working with the Department of […]

Floods in the Forecast? Australia Plans for Climate Change

Climate change will have drastic affects felt around the globe, and has already made its mark in many areas–in Australia, the estimated gross domestic product was reduced by 0.5 per cent due to the Queensland floods of 2010–11, and the Victorian bushfires of 2009 (commonly referred to as ‘Black Saturday’) cost more than $4 billion […]