Emissions trading scheme

Clive & Al to the rescue

Thursday, 26 June 2014

After meeting with Al Gore yesterday, Clive Palmer unexpectedly backed a new Emissions Trading Scheme.

Get Up's 5 easy steps on understanding a price on carbon

Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Get Up created this two minute video to help share the facts about what's in the Governments carbon pricing package. You're encouraged to share this with your friends and family.

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Rudd’s climate change lessons

Friday, 2 March 2012

Kevin Rudd stands as a monument to Labor's lost opportunities on climate change. If Rudd was driven by policy principle rather than politics he could have stood his ground and gone to a double dissolution election early in 2010. He probably would have won the election easily and history may have been very different.

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Emissions trading scheme headaches

Friday, 18 September 2009

As the world embraces cap and trade schemes, there are serious concerns as to whether it would create a bubble that would result in another financial meltdown. There are also concerns as to whether these schemes can work. But then, there is a planet at stake.

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Green jobs: real or over-hyped?

Friday, 20 March 2009

The debate about the Rudd Government's emissions trading scheme has focused on potential job losses. Claims are coming in from both sides.

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Rudd's C02 cop-out

Monday, 15 December 2008

The Rudd Government's emissions trading scheme White Paper has a lower target than the one recommended by Ross Garnaut and contains sweeteners for business. It will attract plenty of criticism over the next few weeks.

Emissions trading in 60 seconds

Monday, 1 December 2008

The Emissions Trading Scheme explained in 60 seconds

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Aviation clean up

Thursday, 16 October 2008

Air Services Australia (ASA), the government body responsible for managing air traffic, is helping the aviation industry reduce its ecological footprint.

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Stop talking about targets and start taking action

Thursday, 9 October 2008

Conventional approach is to set a target then start developing solutions, but starting in the absence of an agreed target has merit.

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Free Market Versus Government Regulations

Sunday, 5 October 2008

An effective solution to carbon dioxide emissions requires that governments take a direct regulatory and investment role.

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