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Publications

It is important to us that our research is readily accessible to both the public and the broader research community. All MSSI publications are available for download without charge.

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DEGROWTH AS AN 'AESTHETICS OF EXISTENCE'

Samuel Alexander examines the idea of degrowth through the lens of aesthetics, exploring what role art and the imagination might need to play creating the social preconditions for deep systemic change.

COMMUNITY ATTITUDES TOWARDS REPORTING BUSHFIRE ARSON TO CRIME STOPPERS

A longitudinal study, reporting on how arson may differ according to both the socio-economic characteristics of regions and the personal experience of crime.

OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR CANADA TO EXCEED ITS PARIS AGREEMENT TARGET

Examining the climate change policies of the countries key to the Paris Agreement and its effective and ongoing implementation.

THE CASE FOR INVESTING IN LAST RESORT HOUSING

Our new research shows that it's cheaper to provide last resort housing to homeless people then to leave them sleeping rough.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR A LOW POLLUTION ECONOMIC RECOVERY IN BRAZIL

With Brazil struggling to revive its stagnant economy, there are opportunities to do so in a low pollution manner.

POLICIES FOR A POST-GROWTH ECONOMY

How to achieve a sustainable post-growth economy on a finite planet...

PROTECTING THE PUBLIC INTEREST IN MELBOURNE’S RAIL FRANCHISE

Is it in the public interest for Metro trains to continue to hold the franchise for the next 7 years?

CITIES OF THE FUTURE: WHAT SHOULD BE THEIR FORM?

Solutions for achieving outcomes that meet environmental, social and economic imperatives, with a particular reference to transport.

IMAGINING THE FUTURE

MSSI is pleased to announce edition 52 of the Griffith Review 'Imagining the Future'....

CHINA’S ECO-CIVILISATION AND CLIMATE ACTION POST-PARIS

The future of Chinese climate change policy and climate diplomacy… 

PEERS AND PARTNERS: HOW AUSTRALIA COMPARES ON CLIMATE POLICY

This briefing paper compares what the Australian government is doing on climate change...

SUSTAINABILITY AT MELBOURNE

Showcasing some of Melbourne University's research on sustainability and the environment...

APPETITE FOR CHANGE: MSSI REPORT

Report outlining the effects climate change will have on the production, quality and cost of Australia’s food in the future.

 

PLANET TO PLATE

We worked Earth Hour to highlight the impact of climate change on our food...

OUTING THE INVISIBLE ACADEMIC

How to translate university research to achieve impact...

IS GLOBAL COLLAPSE IMMINENT?

New research shows that the 1970's text Limits to Growth was right and we may be nearing collapse.