Is the falling European carbon price as dangerous as everyone is saying, or is the hype around it mostly politically opportunistic?
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New research from UNSW shows that a medium-level carbon price of between $50-$100 would be sufficient to see all fossil-fuelled power stations in Australia’s National Electricity Market phased out and replaced ‘economically and reliably’ with commercially available renewable energy technologies.
The Opposition leader’s pledge to repeal the carbon price is looking more and more absurd, particularly after this week’s Aus-China Climate Change Forum.
US GOP eyes carbon tax in exchange for income tax cut. Plus coal plants on the block in US, Germany; Buffett’s renewables bet; France solar.
Australia says it will scrap the proposed carbon floor price of its emissions trading scheme as part of a deal to link with the EU ETS, and will restrict access to Kyoto credits. The Australian carbon price will now be set in Europe. All eyes on Poland!
Poll shows a clear majority of Australian businesses think the carbon price, in one form or another, is here to stay. And they’re busy preparing.