This report describes the application of an environmental asset condition accounting method, called Accounting for Nature, at a regional (sub-national) scale, based on the findings of a three year trial.
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Transformative, long-term economic and institutional reforms that Australia must implement if it is to create a healthy environment with a productive economy.
A Quick Guide reference to the seven steps for constructing Regional Scale Environmental Asset Condition Accounts.
Describes how the Accounting for Nature model uses science and statistics to create a common unit of measure for environmental accounting.
The threats of climate change and the trade-offs between extractions and flows are examined for the Colorado, Murray, Orange and Yellow Rivers.
Plan for a reduction in extractions combined with relaxation of eight constraints, falls well short of satisfying the requirements of the Water Act 2007.
Proposes a suite of reforms, as an alternative to the Commonwealth’s plans to hand environmental approvals powers to states.
Response to plan changes released on August 6, 2012. Once again the taxpayer pays, individuals benefit and the river loses.
Dr John Williams was invited to give the keynote address at the Australian Water Association NSW Heads of Water Gala Dinner.
Peter Cosier and Carla Sbrocchi presented to the UN Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting in Rio de Janeiro.
The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists is an independent group of Australian scientists concerned with advancing solutions to secure the long term health of Australia’s land, water and biodiversity.