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Ontario passes the the Climate Change Mitigation and Low-Carbon Economy Act

In our post on February 4, 2016: Ontario introduces new climate change legislation we reported the Ontario Government’s introduction of  the Climate Change Mitigation and Low-Carbon Economy Act.  211 more words

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Carbon taxes, emissions trading and electricity prices: making sense of the scare campaigns

Dylan McConnell, University of Melbourne

Yet again, electricity prices are set to be a key point of contention in an Australian federal election.

The Coalition responded quickly to Labor’s election commitment to an… 1,304 more words

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Labor unveils phased emissions trading scheme

Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra

A Labor government would bring in its emissions trading scheme (ETS) in two stages, together with a separate scheme for the electricity sector, under a climate change action plan released by Opposition leader Bill Shorten and climate spokesman Mark Butler on Wednesday. 550 more words

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Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett revealed

TVNZ’s Q+A on Sunday 24 April featured an interview with Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett. Her responses were further evidence that  National was  increasingly  unable (or unwilling) to cope with the growing threat of climate change. 1,584 more words

The Body Politic

PolicyCheck: Labor's phased emissions trading scheme

Alan Pears, RMIT University

Welcome to PolicyCheck, a new form of political coverage that aims to make better sense of policies launched by the major parties in the lead up to the 2016 election. 1,051 more words

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Carbon credit rort has to stop

Turns out New Zealanders have been buying carbon credits from the Ukraine. In the wake of the country’s Climate Cheats scandal, Andrew Dickens, for New Zealand’s Newstalk ZB, calls out the Emissions Trading Scheme as “rortable”. 582 more words

Carbon Credit Watch

Port Talbot, Tata and the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme

Closing steelworks is a bit like closing coal mines. Steelworks are dangerous places where a special breed of person works in conditions that are physically dangerous and dangerous to health. 349 more words

Climate Change