Researchers in this group are focused on institutional responses to climate change, covering both reducing greenhouse gas emissions (mitigation) and climate change adaptation.
Research spans domestic and international climate policy and economics, including the choice, design and implementation of climate change related policies. It also includes research on ongoing international climate negotiations, including United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the broader realm of international climate policy, governance and politics.
Researchers also cover a broad spectrum of legal topics from planning regimes and climate liability through to an understanding of legal issues, standards and principles relating to the international protection of climate.
Researchers share an active interest in informing policy and public debate. Researchers working in this field hail from a number of ANU schools including Crawford School of Public Policy, including the Centre for Climate Economics and Policy (CCEP), ANU College of Law, School of Regulation and Global Governance (REGNET), including Climate and Environmental Governance Network (CEGNET) and the Fenner School of Environment & Society.