Climate Change and Energy Transition

The Climate Change and Energy Transition program is founded on the premise that the critical requirement for achieving the world's climate change mitigation and adaptation aspirations is equity between disparate groups and societies through collaboration and mutual understanding between stakeholders.


Energy transition from today's energy mix to the ultimate goal of a worldwide low carbon economy cannot happen abruptly and all participants have a role to play.

We have to create a win-win pathway to a low carbon economy to have any chance of success.

Our program facilitates research into alternative energy transition scenarios and the impact of these scenarios of disparate societies such as rural Australia with significant mining activity to emerging urban societies in Southeast Asia and rural underdeveloped societies in South Asia.

What would it take for these groups to welcome transition pathways that suit them best?

For more information, contact the Climate Change and Energy Transition research program director:

Professor Ashok Khurana