After ten years of turbulence in climate and energy policy Australia is entering a crucial 18-month period.
Tag: "carbon price"
Australia’s electricity emissions up 5.5% since Coalition dumped carbon price. Jump in demand to support LNG exports. No new wind farms added to main grid for 1st time in decade. Meanwhile, govt to allow coal plants to continue emitting at highest levels, no penalty.
Call for a global carbon price a central theme on the sidelines of COP21. So what does the Paris agreement say on carbon markets?
The Victorian Essential Services Commission has proposed a reduction in the rate rooftop solar generators will receive for the electricity they supply to the grid.
Labor facing grass-roots push to commit to bold climate and clean energy targets, including 50% renewables by 2030 and 50% cut in emissions.
G7 nations said they wanted to phase out fossil fuels. But are they prepared to take action to do that, such as a $100 carbon price?
Minister Hunt’s claim that emissions cuts slowed dramatically while the carbon price was in place is incorrect.
Greg Hunt says he doesn’t want an emissions trading scheme, Clive Palmer says he does. But Hunt’s Direct Action plan might ultimately take us there anyway.
Tasmania will suffer from the axing of the carbon price, with hundreds of jobs to perish.