Well looky here...
The Climate Institute promotes itself as non-partisan, independent research organisation that works with community, business and government to catalyse and drive the change and innovation needed for a low pollution economy and culture.
Our vision is for a resilient Australia prospering in a low carbon global economy, participating fully and fairly in international climate change solutions
[link to www.climateinstitute.org.au
A whois lookup reveals the following:
Registrant: THE AUSTRALIA INSTITUTE LTD
Registrant ID: ACN 061969284
Eligibility Type: Company
The Australia Institute is the country’s most influential progressive think tank. Based in Canberra, it conducts research on a broad range of economic, social and environmental issues in order to inform public debate and bring greater accountability to the democratic process.
The Institute is funded by memberships, donations from philanthropic trusts and individuals, and commissioned research. With no formal political or commercial ties, the Institute is in a position to maintain its independence while advancing a vision for a fair and progressive Australia.
[link to www.tai.org.au (secure)
So... Who is on the board of Directors??
Chief of Staff, Senator Bob Brown
A Bitarsian independent organisation own by a "influential" Limited entity that has Bob Browns chief of staff in an influentual position.