News and interviews on Ross Garnaut including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Thursday, 28 January 2010
Australian sharemarket opens flat after similar results on Wall Street, where investors are concerned about the national economy due to a drop in new home sales.
Monday, 18 January 2010
Lihir Gold chief executive Arthur Hood has resigned his position, and will be replaced by chief financial officer Phil Baker while the company searches for a replacement.
Wednesday, 18 November 2009
The rising Aussie dollar and steel prices, and lower global demand will see subdued growth in the commercial heating and cooling sector.
Friday, 23 October 2009
Reading over three separate speeches yesterday it is quite clear that Don Argus, Ken Henry and Ross Garnaut agree on one thing: there are still tough times ahead for the economy.
Thursday, 03 September 2009
In many ways, the issue of climate change reform is similar to trade reform.
Tuesday, 09 June 2009
Australia’s move out of this downturn may be hampered by our strong currency and reliance on China.
Tuesday, 24 March 2009
The Australian sharemarket has opened over 2.5% higher today after a surge on Wall Street overnight.
Wednesday, 01 October 2008
Garnaut recommends 25% emissions cut , but only if global climate agreement is reached
Tuesday, 30 September 2008
The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry says the impact of an emissions trading scheme on small and medium businesses has been largely overlooked and must be debated more seriously before a scheme is introduced.
Thursday, 11 September 2008
Climate change mitigation is an emotionally moral topic in which the direct participants fluctuate between shouting and horse-trading. The reaction from scientists and greenies to the new Garnaut paper is of the shouting variety – that it’s too soft – and
Monday, 08 September 2008
Australia can no longer wait to act on climate change and must be prepared for increased energy prices in order to sustain long-term economic growth, the final draft of the Garnaut report claims.
Monday, 07 July 2008
According to most commentators, the release of the Ross Garnaut’s Climate Change Review on Friday is set to herald some of the biggest economic changes in a generation.
Ross Garnaut’s draft report has certainly achieved one of its aims – it has scared the crap out of everybody – but perhaps not in the way intended. We’re all now more frightened of the scheme than the effects of global warming.
Saturday, 05 July 2008
Economics professor Ross Garnaut has urged the Federal Government to include transport in any carbon trading scheme in his report on the future of climate change policy released this afternoon.
Friday, 22 February 2008
Small business costs of emissions cuts unclear: Garnaut
Tuesday, 29 January 2008
Wild weather to hit insurance premiums
Wednesday, 12 December 2007
Rudd stands firm on emissions target calls
Friday, 13 July 2007
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