Initial Observations from the Australian Regional Environmental Asset Condition Accounts Trials

Describes how the Accounting for Nature model uses science and statistics to create a common unit of measure for environmental accounting.

Submission to Inquiry into the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

In November 2013 the Wentworth Group made a submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 and related bills.

Accounting for Nature: A Common Currency for Measuring the Condition of Our Environment

Peter Cosier presented a keynote address, Accounting for Nature: A Common Currency for Measuring the Condition of Our Environment in NZ.

Global insights into water resources, climate change and governance

The threats of climate change and the trade-offs between extractions and flows are examined for the Colorado, Murray, Orange and Yellow Rivers.

Wentworth Group Evaluation of 3200Gl Modeling with Relaxed Constraints

Plan for a reduction in extractions combined with relaxation of eight constraints, falls well short of satisfying the requirements of the Water Act 2007.

Statement on Changes to Commonwealth Powers to Protect Australia’s Environment

Proposes a suite of reforms, as an alternative to the Commonwealth's plans to hand environmental approvals powers to states.

Wentworth Group Evaluation of the Proposed Basin Plan

Response to plan changes released on August 6, 2012. Once again the taxpayer pays, individuals benefit and the river loses.

Water and the Future of Water in Australia

Dr John Williams was invited to give the keynote address at the Australian Water Association NSW Heads of Water Gala Dinner.

Trials of Environmental Asset Condition Accounts in Australia

Peter Cosier and Carla Sbrocchi presented to the UN Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting in Rio de Janeiro.

Capturing Science in Accounts

Prof Bruce Thom presented to the Australian Bureau of Statistics: Completing the Picture – Environmental Accounting in Practice Conference in Melbourne.