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NEG will shift emissions burden on other industry sectors

NEG will shift emissions burden on other industry sectors

There is strong potential for domestic offsets to be the marginal source of emissions reductions in the Australian market.

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Victoria steps up climate ambition. Turnbull takes two steps back

Victoria steps up climate ambition. Turnbull takes two steps back

In the face of an increasingly divided Turnbull government, Victoria’s Labor government has upped the ante on climate action, pledging to cut state emissions by up to 20 per cent within three years on the road to zero net emissions by 2050.

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Emissions task shifting to industry as carbon can kicked further down the road

Emissions task shifting to industry as carbon can kicked further down the road

The Turnbull government’s ruling out of a power sector EIS shifts more of the national abatement task over to industry. Any more policy wind-backs will increase the size of that task.

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Hunt attacked from all sides on 'safeguards mechanism', digs deeper into denial

Hunt attacked from all sides on ‘safeguards mechanism’, digs deeper into denial

Labor calls “peak ineffectiveness” on Direct Action as Greg Hunt denies claims from the right the policy might actually have some bite.