Anthony Burke is Professor of International Relations at UNSW, Canberra, Australia, and convenor of its Environment & Governance Research Group. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Earth System Governance Project and a principal at the Planet Politics Institute.
Climate change: less space between one disaster and the next
Simple mathematical errors and a hesitancy to open the wallet are just the beginning of the world’s climate problems.
Glasgow: a tipping point for serious action
Worrying signs suggest these most consequential of climate change talks are being set up for failure.
High hopes and hot air on climate change
Good pledges, moral suasion and new impetus for accountability have yet to sway the recalcitrant.
A dose of climate realism about China’s carbon pledge
Beijing’s target falls well short of the dramatic and globally organised action needed to stop dangerous climate change.