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Articles by Hugh Grossman

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Will election see parties reach a consensus on climate, clean energy?

Will election see parties reach a consensus on climate, clean energy?

Irrespective of who wins the next election, the 2016-19 parliament will play a key role in shaping Australia’s long-term climate policy framework.

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Australia emissions continue rise as big polluters ignore Direct Action

Australia emissions continue rise as big polluters ignore Direct Action

Coalition spends $1.7 billion on Direct Action, but Australia’s emissions continue to rise because big polluters have snubbed scheme.

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Gaming the government: Bidding strategies for 3rd emissions auction

Gaming the government: Bidding strategies for 3rd emissions auction

The third ERF auction, with $1.33B of the government’s $2.55B funding tranche available, could produce some interesting bidding strategies.

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Australia can meet its Kyoto target – but “real emissions” will not fall to -5% by 2020

Australia can meet its Kyoto target – but “real emissions” will not fall to -5% by 2020

While we will officially meet our Kyoto target, Australian emissions will not fall to -5 per cent on 2000 levels by 2020.

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Same same, but different? The short and long-game on carbon pricing

Same same, but different? The short and long-game on carbon pricing

The elevation of Malcom Turnbull has implications for Australian climate policy, particularly in the functioning of the Direct Action policy.

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Policy uncertainty makes Australian emission cuts harder and more costly

Policy uncertainty makes Australian emission cuts harder and more costly

New report indicates that Australia’s long-term emissions reduction opportunities are much smaller than previously estimated.

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Australian power emissions fall to 10-year low as coal output drops

Australian power emissions fall to 10-year low as coal output drops

Greenhouse gas emissions across Australia’s NEM have fallen to a ten year low thin demand and renewables squeeze out coal generation.