Monthly Archives: June 2017

Final Report: Recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (June 2017)

TCFD Recommendations Report Launch

The Task Force released its final Recommendations report and supplemental materials on Thursday, June 29, 2017.

The Task Force previously released its draft Recommendations Report in December 2016. The draft report was made available for a 60-day public consultation period. The public consultation period closed on February 12, 2017. A summary of the public consultation findings is available here. Continue reading

Disaster alley: Climate change, conflict and risk

This report looks at climate change and conflict issues through the lens of sensible risk-management to draw new conclusions about the challenge faced in Australia. These climate change risks are either not understood or wilfully ignored across the public and private sectors, with very few exceptions, and include climate-driven humanitarian crises, forced migration, political instability and conflict. The Australian government must ensure Australian Defence Force and emergency services preparedness, mission and operational resilience, and capacity for humanitarian aid and disaster relief, across the full range of projected climate change scenarios. Continue reading