Australian economist Alan Moran considers the advantages of taxing versus trading to reduce carbon emissions and concludes the best policy for Australia is to do nothing till 2020, then catch up by 2050, given the Treasury’s estimate at 3 percent of GDP. Read more here.
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The Australian Government’s climate change strategy has been thrown into disarray by a warning that clean coal will not be viable under the proposed emissions trading scheme. Read more here.
GetUp’s global warming television ads (to air today) are dishonest and inaccurate, according to Dr Jennifer Marohasy, Chair of the Australian Environment Foundation. “For all sorts of reasons a number of groups, of which Internet campaigners GetUp.org.au are one, are pretending that the Rudd Government’s proposed Emissions Trading Scheme is a minor 5 to15 percent […]
There are… growing doubts about the long-term viability of the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme. Read more here.