Carbon price

Electricity and a price on pollution

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Get the truth on power prices. Why are they really rising? Listen to Australian Conservation Foundation's Simon O'Connor (Economic Adviser) and Claire Maries (Climate Change Campaigner) as they answer your questions about electricity prices. What is affecting power prices? What impact would a price tag on pollution have? What can you do to cut your power bills at home?

Green boss

How to convince your boss to go green

Friday, 24 September 2010

Emissions-intensive industries such as mining and manufacturing are grappling with what a carbon price might mean for them. But what about the day-to-day environmental impact of all kinds of businesses – what about where you work? How do you convince a harried, time-poor business owner or manager that it’s worth adopting environment-friendly measures?

Green business

Business, Abbott and carbon futures

Friday, 14 October 2011

With the carbon legislation passed through the lower house this week, business are in planning mode.

Lord Stern and a fireman

Who supports a carbon price? More people than you'd think!

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

You might be surprised which groups support the new carbon tax which starts next year - it's not just greenies and scientists. Find out who else thinks there are benefits to getting on with pricing carbon...

Me and my husband in front of a Say Yes banner

Quick quiz: household actions preventing climate change

Friday, 24 June 2011

It's hard to know which is the best way to spend our limited time and money when we're trying to prevent climate change. We're all ready to make a difference, but no-one agrees on how it should be done.

Electricity

Carbon prices? Try electricity prices

Friday, 1 April 2011

The government's climate change advisor Ross Garnaut has recommended overhauling the electricity industry in the transition to a carbon price. Rising electricity prices have become the single most important factor influencing policy in the carbon pricing debate. But prices are rising anyway, regardless of whether there is a carbon price or not.

Old Parliament House Australia

Carbon conflict

Friday, 4 March 2011

The government has announced a carbon price and the Opposition has turned it into an election issue. Getting a carbon policy over the line will not be easy; it will require the kind of leadership we haven't yet seen.

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