Frank works on the economics and policy of climate change, energy, and broader issues of environment and development. His focus is on policy relevant research, and he is a frequent contributor to public policy debates.
He was advisor to Australia’s Garnaut Climate Change Review and advisor to Indonesia‘s Ministry of Finance and consultant to international organisations. He currently collaborates with Chinese organisations on research on climate and energy policies. He is a Lead Author of the Fifth Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.